Examples of evocation in a Sentence
rich evocations of the sights, sounds, and smells of the carnival
the evocation of a simpler time
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Mr. Salonen drew out the folkloric elements of the music: the rustic tunes, the evocation of gurgling streams, the heavy-footed stomping in the landler dance that runs through the third movement.
Because of the evocation of the state secrets privilege, Walker had ruled the lawyers must make their case without the classified document.
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Origin and Etymology of evocation
Latin evocation-, evocatio, from evocare
First Known Use: 1633
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Definition of evocation for English Language Learners
: the act of bringing something into the mind or memory : the act of evoking something
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