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      vb   tr  
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 evocare to call forth, from vocare to call)  
  evocable      adj  
  evoker      n  
See at evince and invoke  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  


1    arouse, awaken, call, excite, give rise to, induce, recall, rekindle, stimulate, stir up, summon up  
2    call forth, educe     (rare)   elicit, produce, provoke  
3    arouse, call, call forth, conjure up, invoke, raise, summon  
   contain, hold in check, inhibit, muffle, repress, restrain, smother, stifle, suppress  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

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evoker, evolve, evzone, evolute

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