Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of evoke.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • An affiliated Germanic word passed into French, which reshaped it into the noun hutte, from which English has a word evoking folktales and their forbidding forest settings replete with magical transformations: hut.

    The English Is Coming!

  • An affiliated Germanic word passed into French, which reshaped it into the noun hutte, from which English has a word evoking folktales and their forbidding forest settings replete with magical transformations: hut.

    The English Is Coming!

  • When I was a boy in the 1950s, psychiatric hospitals were familiarly called “loony bins,” a phrase evoking images of padded cells and straitjackets.

    Henry’s Demons

  • When I was a boy in the 1950s, psychiatric hospitals were familiarly called “loony bins,” a phrase evoking images of padded cells and straitjackets.

    Henry’s Demons

  • The exhibition's largest canvases hail from a series called "Today All Circuits Are Closed," a title evoking clogged phone lines or jammed airwaves but depicting something more literal.

    'See Something? Say Something!' at American University's Katzen Arts Center; Â?Informed Design' at Long View Gallery

  • Hospital food -- an infelicitous term evoking gray peas, dry chicken, Jell-O -- is a near oxymoron.

    Case Study: Fresh Ideas About Food

  • Instead of addressing an amorphous territory, "America" could have easily been staged under a title evoking agitated or excised histories, episodes of injustice and repression, or strategies of artistic subversion and creative interference.

    courierpress.com Stories

  • Instead of addressing an amorphous territory, "America" could have easily been staged under a title evoking agitated or excised histories, episodes of injustice and repression, or strategies of artistic subversion and creative interference.

    artforum.com

  • Oakland in his visionary classic, Valley of the Moon, a title evoking the pristine situation of

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • Dewey concludes the final chapter, and the book, by attributing art's greatest good to its exercise of "imaginative vision," leaning heavily on Shelley in evoking the "unacknowledged" influence of art.

    June 2010

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