Definitions

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  • n. Agent noun of evoke; someone or something that evokes.
  • n. A person who practices evocation.

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Examples

  • The crying shot of you with your friend will be a total sympathy evoker—women everywhere can relate to that—and that ridiculous suggestion that your husband was getting it on in the back of a limo on his way to a very public performance?

    Last Night at Chateau Marmont

  • That the film quotes the same song (Vera Lynn singing the WWII tear-evoker "We'll Meet Again") at the end that Kubrick used to conclude Dr Strangelove only highlights the poverty of the satire.

    GreenCine Daily: PIFF Dispatch. 6.

  • Wethen, now, may the good people speed you, rural Haun, export stout fellow that you are, the crooner born with sweet wail of evoker, healing music, ay, and heart in hand of Sham-rogueshire!

    Finnegans Wake

  • Here were the chests that held the sacrificial garments, the font of purification, the vessels for the anointing of the evoker of

    Dwellers in the Mirage

  • Cork and of scenes of his youth, a tale broken by sighs or draughts from his pocket flask whenever the image of some dead friend appeared in it or whenever the evoker remembered suddenly the purpose of his actual visit.

    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

  • That light slanted from a sun a third again as bright as Sol is to Terra, ardent rather than harsh, an evoker of infinite hues.

    A Knight of Ghosts and Shadows

  • At each spontaneous tribute rendered by the wayfarers to this black pagod of a fellow -- the tribute of a pause and stare, and less frequent an exclamation, -- the motley retinue showed that they took that sort of pride in the evoker of it which the Assyrian priests doubtless showed for their grand sculptured Bull when the faithful prostrated themselves.

    Billy Budd

  • He listened without sympathy to his father's evocation of Cork and of scenes of his youth, a tale broken by sighs or draughts from his pocket flask whenever the image of some dead friend appeared in it or whenever the evoker remembered suddenly the purpose of his actual visit.

    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

  • The man impinged upon us and made his first solid success, not as a merchant of banal pedagogics, not as a hawker of sociological liver-pills, but as a master of brilliant and life-like representation, an evoker of unaccustomed but none the less deep-seated emotions, a dramatist of fine imagination and highly resourceful execution.

    Prejudices : first series,

  • Because of the very fact that it lives and that it contains a soul, it is the great awakener, the incomparable evoker.

    The World's Great Sermons, Volume 10 Drummond to Jowett, and General Index

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