Origin of evocative
OTHER WORDS FROM evocativee·voc·a·tive·ly, adverbe·voc·a·tive·ness, nounnon·e·voc·a·tive, adjectiveun·e·voc·a·tive, adjective
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Your documentaries are known for their evocative archive footage and music.A Conversation with Filmmaker Adam Curtis on Power, Technology and How Ideas Get Into People's Heads|Billy Perrigo|February 23, 2021|Time
The writing is smart and evocative, and Miller’s characters are finely drawn.
Candles bring light, warmth, and room for contemplation, and their scents can be emotionally evocative.
This version of events had been reported by some early Christian writers, including an evocative story of the scrolls being fuel for the thousands of hot baths in the city.The Story of the Library of Alexandria Is Mostly a Legend, But the Lesson of Its Burning Is Still Crucial Today|Richard Ovenden|November 17, 2020|Time
Deep, evocative on-the-ground reporting, sharp analysis and terrific visual presentation of data create a powerful picture of the oil and petrochemical industries’ impact on Louisiana’s people and environment.“Polluter’s Paradise” Wins SEJ’s Nina Mason Pulliam Award for Outstanding Environmental Reporting|by ProPublica|September 30, 2020|ProPublica
“We look for the qualities that are evocative of V.S.O.P Privilege,” explained Hennessy Senior Vice President Rodney Williams.
Another evocative term was coined a few years later, in 1995.
Even his name is a nom de guerre: Before launching the Temple, he went by the somewhat less evocative Doug Mesner.
Both are literally depictions of magical air, evocative of movement and potency stirring inside a writhing cloud.
After Hurricane Sandy, the NWS concluded that it should use similarly evocative language for storm-surge warnings.
Had he so soon forgotten that strange union of form and sound which once was known to the evocative rituals of olden days?Four Weird Tales|Algernon Blackwood
His verse is very evocative; in several syllables he forces his vision on us.The Book of Masks|Remy de Gourmont
It was a sound, he realized in a flash, evocative and summoning.The Bright Messenger|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
What could be more evocative of Salome than her kneeling before Julien's severed head?Egoists|James Huneker