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He stood like a magician, controlling the phantoms which he had evoked.

The base attacks on Austria and Denmark evoked no moral indignation.

In time his slender personality faded, the scene that he had evoked endured.

But to correct the sentiment he evoked a memory of what these Spaniards had performed in Bridgetown.

But she spoke again as with the sole vision of the whole scene she had evoked.

She shivered, as much perhaps at his tone as at the recollections he evoked.

The soul that he had evoked had come forth as it were new-born out of the darkness.

She turned from his gaze, but not before he had seen the wistfulness his speech had evoked.

What was this accidental touch which had evoked the strange accent of her voice?

As for Kate, the sentiment had evoked no stir within her bosom.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, from French évoquer or directly from Latin evocare "call out, rouse, summon" (see evocation). Often more or less with a sense of "calling spirits," or being called by them. Related: Evoked; evokes; evoking.

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