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evoke


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Evoke  \E*voke"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Evoked};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Evoking}.]  [L.  evocare;  e  out  +  vocare  to  call  fr  vox, 
  vocis,  voice:  cf  F  ['e]voquer.  See  {Voice},  and  cf 
  {Evocate}.] 
  1.  To  call  out  to  summon  forth. 
 
  To  evoke  the  queen  of  the  fairies.  --T.  Warton. 
 
  A  requlating  discipline  of  exercise,  that  whilst 
  evoking  the  human  energies,  will  not  suffer  them  to 
  be  wasted.  --De  Quincey. 
 
  2.  To  call  away  to  remove  from  one  tribunal  to  another.  [R.] 
  ``The  cause  was  evoked  to  Rome.''  --Hume. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  evoke 
  v  1:  call  forth;  of  emotions,  feelings,  and  responses;  "arouse 
  pity";  "raise  a  smile";  "evoke  sympathy"  [syn:  {arouse}, 
  {elicit},  {enkindle},  {kindle},  {fire},  {raise},  {provoke}] 
  2:  call  forth;  "Her  behavior  provoked  a  quarrel  between  the 
  couple"  [syn:  {provoke},  {call  forth},  {kick  up}] 
  3:  deduce  (a  principle)  or  construe  (a  meaning)  [syn:  {educe}, 
  {elicit},  {extract},  {draw  out}] 
  4:  call  to  mind  or  evoke  [syn:  {suggest},  {paint  a  picture}] 




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