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tr.v. e·voked, e·vok·ing, e·vokes
1. To give rise to; draw forth; produce: words that evoked a smile; actions that evoked mistrust.
2. To call to mind, as by suggestion, association, or reference: songs that evoke old memories; a speech that evoked the words of Jefferson.
3. To create anew, especially by means of the imagination: a novel that accurately evokes the Depression.
4. To summon by magical or supernatural power; conjure.

[Latin ēvocāre : ē-, ex-, ex- + vocāre, to call; see wekw- in Indo-European roots.]

ev′o·ca·ble (ĕv′ə-kə-bəl, ĭ-vō′kə-) adj.
Synonyms: evoke, educe, elicit
These verbs mean to draw forth or bring out something latent, hidden, or unexpressed: a smell that evoked childhood memories; words that educed powerful emotions in the listeners; tried to elicit the truth from the reluctant witness.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.evoked - called forth from a latent or potential state by stimulation; "evoked potentials"; "an elicited response"
induced - brought about or caused; not spontaneous; "a case of steroid-induced weakness"
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He said it with admirable serenity, with positive unimpeachable gaiety; and doubtless it was that very note that most evoked for me the poignancy, the unnatural childish tragedy, of his probable reappearance at the end of three months with all this bravado and still more dishonor.
He taught the weekly singing-school (then a feature of village life) in half a dozen neighboring towns, he played the violin and "called off" at dances, or evoked rich harmonies from church melodeons on Sundays.
"At last, charged with murders, with debauchery, hated by every one and yet threatening still, like a panther thirsting for blood, she fell under the blows of men whom she had rendered desperate, though they had never done her the least injury; she met with judges whom her hideous crimes had evoked; and that executioner you saw -- that executioner who you say told you everything -- that executioner, if he told you everything, told you that he leaped with joy in avenging on her his brother's shame and suicide.
But besides this feeling of respect, Pfuel evoked pity in Prince Andrew.
The situation, the long patience, the hope against hope, dignified and beautified the nature of the Italian writers of that day, and evoked from them a quality which I was too little trained in their school to appreciate.
Having finished the paper, a second cup of coffee and a roll and butter, he got up, shaking the crumbs of the roll off his waistcoat; and, squaring his broad chest, he smiled joyously: not because there was anything particularly agreeable in his mind--the joyous smile was evoked by a good digestion.
These include electrically evoked auditory brainstem response (EABR), electrically evoked stapedial reflex threshold (ESRT), electrically compound action potentials (ECAP), middle latency responses (MLR), and cortical responses (CR).
One of the methods for investigating cortical-level auditory processing is analyzing the cortical P1-N1-P2 responses evoked by short-duration stimuli such as tone bursts, clicks, and speech tokens.
O potencial evocado miogenico vestibular--vestibular evoked myogenic potential--(VEMP) avalia a resposta muscular decorrente de estimulacao auditiva.
In addition to CRB that is naturally evoked within the therapeutic setting, it is suggested that the FAP therapist strategically evoke in-session instances of daily life problems (CRB1), or improvements on those (CRB2).
US actress Cameron Diaz has apologised for wearing a bag with a political slogan that evoked painful memories in Peru.