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evoke
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

6 uses
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Definition
to call forth or cause — typically to arouse an emotion or bring a memory to mind
  • A scene disengages itself in the observer's memory, evoked, it would seem, by a word of so natural a homeliness as if those days were really present there (as some thought) with their immediate pleasures.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (85% in)
  • Every lady in the audience was presented with a tasteful souvenir of the occasion in the shape of a skull and crossbones brooch, a timely and generous act which evoked a fresh outburst of emotion: and when the gallant young Oxonian (the bearer, by the way, of one of the most timehonoured names in Albion's history) placed on the finger of his blushing fiancée an expensive engagement ring with emeralds set in the form of a fourleaved shamrock the excitement knew no bounds.
    Episode 12 — Cyclops (35% in)
  • I must acquaint you, said Mr Crotthers, clapping on the table so as to evoke a resonant comment of emphasis, old Glory Allelujurum was round again today, an elderly man with dundrearies, preferring through his nose a request to have word of Wilhelmina, my life, as he calls her.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (55% in)
  • It was effaced as easily as it had been evoked by an allocution from Mr Candidate Mulligan in that vein of pleasantry which none better than he knew how to affect, postulating as the supremest object of desire a nice clean old man.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (62% in)
  • What fractions of phrases did the lecture of those five whole words evoke?
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (81% in)
  • What reminiscences of a human subject suffering from progressive melancholia did these objects evoke in Bloom?
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (81% in)

There are no more uses of "evoke" in Ulysses by James Joyce.

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