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evocative

[ ih-vok-uh-tiv, ih-voh-kuh- ]
/ ɪˈvɒk ə tɪv, ɪˈvoʊ kə- /
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adjective
tending to evoke: The perfume was evocative of spring.
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Origin of evocative

1650–60; <Latin ēvocātīvus, equivalent to ēvocāt(us) (see evoke, -ate1) + -īvus-ive

OTHER WORDS FROM evocative

e·voc·a·tive·ly, adverbe·voc·a·tive·ness, nounnon·e·voc·a·tive, adjectiveun·e·voc·a·tive, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for evocative

evocative
/ (ɪˈvɒkətɪv) /

adjective
tending or serving to evoke

Derived forms of evocative

evocatively, adverbevocativeness, noun
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