- tending to evoke: The perfume was evocative of spring.
Origin of evocative
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Striving to be evocatively mysterious, Eyrie is in the end merely mystifying.Tim Winton's Beautiful, Baffling 'Eyrie'
August 18, 2014
- tending or serving to evoke
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1650s, from Late Latin evocativus "pertaining to summoning," from Latin evocatus, past participle of evocare (see evoke).
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