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 Meanings and Examples of EVOKE
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 v.  bring out; arouse; call forth
Classic Sentence: (38 in 3 pages)
1  They evoke no ardor in the male breast.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
2  Kennicott's bluffness made the child squirm with a delight which Carol could not evoke.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
3  In that house more than anywhere else, perhaps, arise those children's sayings which are so graceful and which evoke a smile that is full of thoughtfulness.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
4  These sudden congealments in the state of revery, which a single word suffices to evoke, do occur.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
5  A vision of their life, which his father's words had been powerless to evoke, sprang up before him out of the word cut in the desk.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 2
6  The newcomers' entry evoked sundry exclamations and the pushing back of a pair of Government chairs as the voluminous-sleeved Sobakevitch rose into view from behind the looking-glass.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VII
7  But besides this feeling of respect, Pfuel evoked pity in Prince Andrew.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XI
8  When Michael Ivanovich went in there were tears in the prince's eyes evoked by the memory of the time when the paper he was now reading had been written.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER III
9  Afterwards when he recalled those thoughts Pierre was convinced that someone outside himself had spoken them, though the impressions of that day had evoked them.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER IX
10  That pale, sad, refined face, that radiant look, those gentle graceful gestures, and especially the deep and tender sorrow expressed in all her features agitated him and evoked his sympathy.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER VII
11  With reference to commerce, the proclamation to industrious workmen and to peasants evoked no response.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER X
12  Pierre too drew near the church where the thing was that evoked these exclamations, and dimly made out something leaning against the palings surrounding the church.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XIII
13  Pierre had evoked the passionate affection of the Italian merely by evoking the best side of his nature and taking a pleasure in so doing.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER XIII
14  The very phrases were worn so threadbare that they evoked no image except that of a turbaned "character" leaking sawdust at every pore as he pursued a tiger through the Bois de Boulogne.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 4
15  He looked like a ghost evoked unseasonably from the grave.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Example Sentence:
1  You can use highly descriptive and persuasive sentences to evoke a positive response from your reader.
2  A polar vortex, with its satisfyingly assonant vowels and crisp consonants, sounds like either a down coat made by Patagonia or an enormous luxury-brand SUV—that is, an expensive product meant to evoke the wilds but actually used by coddled suburbanites.
3  These images are likely to evoke a strong response in the viewer.
4  Her speech evoked a hostile response.
5  Although my grandmother's china has little intrinsic value, I shall always cherish it for the memories it evokes.
6  Scent can be remarkably evocative: the aroma of pipe tobacco evokes the memory of my father.