Evoke and Tell


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Evoke verb – To draw out (something hidden, latent, or reserved).
Tell and evoke are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Evoke".
Nearby Words: evocation, evoking
Synonyms for Evoke


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Tell verb – To give an oral or written account of in some detail.
Evoke and tell are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Evoke" instead a verb "Tell".
Nearby Words: telling, teller
Synonyms for Tell

Common collocations

name evoke name tell name
way evoke way tell way
world evoke world tell world
history evoke history tell history
Other nouns: version, feelings.

Both words in one sentence

  • In "The Resurrection of Papa Voudou" the villains tell Conrad that Adam can be saved... if he helps them evoke the powers of Chaos.
  • Music / tool These pieces of art usually involve disturbing (if not straight-up horrifying) imagery, play with the Uncanny Valley, and aren't necessarily supposed to tell an actual story, but evoke certain feelings from the viewer.
    Source: Music / tool
  • Not with the Safety on, You Won't Since the XM8 was designed to evoke muscle memory from years of training with the M16 family, and it's almost impossible to pass even rudimentary military training without being able to tell the safety's position by feel, this succeeds in making Johnny look like an absolute moron.
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