verb (used with object), evoked, evoking.
to call up or produce (memories, feelings, etc.): to evoke a memory.
to elicit or draw forth: His comment evoked protests from the shocked listeners.
to call up; cause to appear; summon: to evoke a spirit from the dead.
to produce or suggest through artistry and imagination a vivid impression of reality: a short passage that manages to evoke the smells, colors, sounds, and shapes of that metropolis.

1615–25; < Latin ēvocāre, equivalent to ē- e-1 + vocāre to call (akin to vōx voice)

evoker, noun
unevoked, adjective
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evoke (ɪˈvəʊk)
1.  to call or summon up (a memory, feeling, etc), esp from the past
2.  to call forth or provoke; produce; elicit: his words evoked an angry reply
3.  to cause (spirits) to appear; conjure up
[C17: from Latin ēvocāre to call forth, from vocāre to call]

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Word Origin & History

1620s, from Fr. evoquer, from L. evocare (see evocation). Often more or less with a sense of "calling spirits," or being called by them. Related: Evoked; evokes; evoking.
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Example sentences
Low light can be used to evoke a special mood and feel.
Few animals on Earth evoke the antipathy that mosquitoes do.
Photographic images are frozen in time, but the meanings they evoke are fluid.
Both poems wittily resolve the terror they evoke.
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