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evoke
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Middlemarch
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  • "You don’t really know?" said Rosamond, no longer playful, and desiring nothing better than to tell in order that she might evoke effects.
  • …impression of your eminent and perhaps exclusive fitness to supply that need (connected, I may say, with such activity of the affections as even the preoccupations of a work too special to be abdicated could not uninterruptedly dissimulate); and each succeeding opportunity for observation has given the impression an added depth by convincing me more emphatically of that fitness which I had preconceived, and thus evoking more decisively those affections to which I have but now referred.

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  • Her story evoked sympathy.
  • This remark evoked sadness.

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