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verb as in induce, stimulate

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The system faintly evokes the charm of the Hogwarts houses—without a Sorting Hat, that is.

Her uniform—strapless white bra, blue jeans, suspenders, and fiery red mohawk—evokes the era of Desperately Seeking Susan.

It should be enough that each of these books through their genius evokes a moment and an experience that nobody can now purchase.

There is something authentic and warm in the way she evokes “my Grandpa,” the great Francis Ford Coppola.

The world she evokes harkens back to a time of elegance and élan.

One of these ideas evokes another, and so an endless chain of images passes along.

But in poetry there is nothing that evokes a lusty curse against its vulgar adversaries.

It is the glare of rhapsodical eulogy which instinctively and automatically evokes the complementary colours and afterimages.

There is always a distinct gain when the poem evokes pleasing pictures.

When it was given it was met by all of the objections which it still evokes.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to evokes, such as: invoke, recall, elicit, arouse, provoke, and conjure.

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