Origin of evocative
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“We look for the qualities that are evocative of V.S.O.P Privilege,” explained Hennessy Senior Vice President Rodney Williams.
Both are literally depictions of magical air, evocative of movement and potency stirring inside a writhing cloud.
Emotive words and evocative phrases give language its power.
Wells has written some lovely, thoughtful, and evocative reviews over the past year.Guy Fieri Battles Scathing New York Times Review by Pete Wells|Katie Baker|November 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Add his evocative, unsentimental new memoir, Elsewhere, to the list.Richard Russo Talks About New Memoir “Elsewhere” And His Mother’s Illness|Jane Ciabattari|November 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
They say music's the most evocative art in the world, but, sacr nom de dieu, they hadn't counted the orchestra of a bombardment.Tell England|Ernest Raymond
The evocative power of perfume with regard to memory is compelling.The Wolves of God|Algernon Blackwood
What matter, then, if Michelet was the least trustworthy of historians since he was the most personal and the most evocative?L-bas|J. K. Huysmans
The familiar country, evocative of a great part of my childhood, carried my thoughts hither and thither.Memoirs of My Dead Life|George Moore
It was a sound, he realized in a flash, evocative and summoning.The Bright Messenger|Algernon Blackwood
1650s, from Late Latin evocativus "pertaining to summoning," from Latin evocatus, past participle of evocare (see evoke).