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Date: 1600-1700
Language: French
Origin: évoquer, from Latin evocare 'to call out', from vocare 'to call'

evoke

verb
     
e‧voke [transitive]
to produce a strong feeling or memory in someone:
The photographs evoked strong memories of our holidays in France.
His appearance is bound to evoke sympathy.
Her speech evoked a hostile response.
evocation noun [uncountable and countable]
The poem is an evocation of lost love.

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