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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Imaginative re-creation; Stimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors; Calling up supposed supernatural forces by spells and incantations.

Usage examples (33)
  • I know he's not the characters in his songs, but the evocation is strong, ain't it?
  • The evocation is a funky post-apocalyptic underwater future set in a scene from the inside cover of Parliament's
  • He never however renounced a kind of evocation, a calling forth that truly defines deconstruction.
  • With this specific kind of evocation of dread and allure, it has to be something off of Massive Attack's for more
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  • Having an "avocation" (activity in addition to regular work) for stamp collecting sometimes creates an "evocation" (state of calling to mind) of past eras.
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