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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of evoke.


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  • To Orlando Sentinel columnist David D. Porter, the term evokes a "goose-stepper cadence."

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  • Odd Alliance: Business Lobby and Tea Party Tea Party does not have a presence in Indonesia, where the term evokes cups of orange pekoe and sweet cakes rather than angry citizens in "Don't Tread on Me" T-shirts.

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  • Just the word evokes a response in most people, whether it be excitement, curiosity, anger, sadness, or a host of other feelings.

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  • To Esther the word evokes images of butterfly migrations; desert nomads rolling up tents; the long, unpinned chevrons of geese that pass over the house in autumn.

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  • But the most familiar sense of the word ‘Gothic’ is to be found in pop culture, where the term evokes principally the gothic novel or short story: an expression that should instantly bring to mind tales of vampires and werewolves, ghosts and goblins; nubile virgins in white nightdresses screaming their attractive heads off while telltale hearts beat beneath lace bodices and creaky floorboards.

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  • Pension or "demi-pension": the term evokes quaint 1920's France, when expats like M.F.K.

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  • For many people, the term evokes an image of a scraggly misfit living in the woods with his gun collection, a few marijuana plants, some dogeared Ayn Rand titles, and a battered pickup truck plastered with bumper stickers reading "Taxes = Theft" and "FDR Was A Pinko."

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  • More than anything the title evokes computer games and this comparison highlights the film's problem.

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  • In Beijing, the term evokes the necessity of wrestling against the influence of the United States and its allies.

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  • If the title evokes Jack Nicholson's crazed face, you're perhaps not far off.

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