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  • Even the bald-headed girl in Sicily still evoked in him strong sensations of pity, tenderness and regret.
  • He enjoyed listening to Nately, whose maudlin, bittersweet lamentations mirrored much of his own romantic desolation and never failed to evoke in him resurgent tides of longing for his wife and children.
  • The measured, labored, evocative scrape of iron shovel against concrete made his flesh crawl with terror as he stepped from the curb to cross the ominous alley and hurried onward until the haunting, incongruous noise had been left behind.

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

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