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evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation
incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
unfeigned - genuine; real
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
interstice - narrow space between things
apparent - evident; easily seen or understood; appearing as such; Ex. apparent improvement
provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated