V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: 1. to stimulate and bring to mind memories from the past; 2. to provoke a reaction or emotion; 3. to recreate imaginatively
Synonyms: arouse, recall, awaken, generate, kindle, elicit, induce, summon, materialize
Antonyms: quell, repress, silence, stem, suppress, deter, quell
Tips: Evoke is derived from the Latin evocare, from vocare, "to call." Think, elicit or draw forth by naming, citing, or suggesting--"calling out." Think of awakening emotions or memories when using the work evoke.
It is amazing how music or certain smells can evoke moments from the past, seemingly long forgotten. (awaken, summon)
Discussion of his ex-wife evoked bitterness in him. (aroused, generated)
The eulogy helped evoke fond memories of our Grandma. (recall, elicit)
I was hoping our presentation would evoke a positive response from the client, but all we received were blank and stoic stares. (elicit, arouse)
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