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Definition of Evoke


  1. To call out; to summon forth.
  2. To call away; to remove from one tribunal to another.

Evoke Quotations

Good writing is supposed to evoke sensation in the reader - not the fact that it is raining, but the feeling of being rained upon.
E. L. Doctorow

Scents evoke very, very powerful memories, whether it's the scent of someone that you know and someone that you love, or if it's a meal that your mother made.
Blake Lively

My painting is visible images which conceal nothing... they evoke mystery and indeed when one sees one of my pictures, one asks oneself this simple question 'What does that mean'? It does not mean anything, because mystery means nothing either, it is unknowable.
Rene Magritte

The challenge of social justice is to evoke a sense of community that we need to make our nation a better place, just as we make it a safer place.
Marian Wright Edelman

The responses that environmentalists evoke - fear, anxiety, numbness, despair - are not helpful, even if they are understandable. It should be fascinating, even enthralling, to be in the milieu of environmental change.
Paul Hawken
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Evoke Translations

evoke in Dutch is naar buiten roepen
evoke in German is hervorrufen, ausrufen
evoke in Norwegian is fremkalle
evoke in Spanish is suscitar
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