To evoke

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Definition

to evoke: to produce, to provoke, to bring to mind, to remind (someone of something)
verb
The smell of apple pie evokes childhood memories of my grandmother baking the most delicious apple pies.

Examples

  • "We want a scent that will evoke masculinity and maturity."
  • "It was quite perplexing to hear this, because in your e-mail, you used the phrase 'bodies everywhere', which evokes an image of multiple deaths."

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