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evocation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Evocation  \Ev`o*ca"tion\,  n.  [L.  evocatio:  cf  F.  ['e]vocation.] 
  The  act  of  calling  out  or  forth.  --Sir.  T.  Browne. 
 
  The  evocation  of  that  better  spirit.  --M.  Arnold. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  evocation 
  n  1:  imaginative  re-creation 
  2:  calling  up  supposed  supernatural  forces  by  spells  and 
  incantations  [syn:  {summoning},  {adjuration}] 
  3:  stimulation  that  calls  up  (evokes  or  induces  or  elicits)  a 
  particular  class  of  behaviors  [syn:  {induction},  {elicitation}] 




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