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Word: evoke

Definition: call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation


Sentences Containing 'evoke'

And all of us have like wonders hidden in our breasts, only needing circumstances to evoke them.
Or, to the unread, unsophisticated Protestant of the Middle American States, why does the passing mention of a White Friar or a White Nun, evoke such an eyeless statue in the soul?

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