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Definitions for evocative
ɪˈvɒk ə tɪv, ɪˈvoʊ kə-evoca·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. evocative, redolent, remindful, reminiscent, resonantadjective

    serving to bring to mind

    "cannot forbear to close on this redolent literary note"- Wilder Hobson; "a campaign redolent of machine politics"

Wiktionary

  1. evocativeadjective

    that evokes (brings to mind) a memory, mood or image; redolent or reminiscent

    Etymology: From evocativius

Webster Dictionary

  1. Evocativeadjective

    calling forth; serving to evoke; developing

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of evocative in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of evocative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of evocative in a Sentence

  1. Chris Pine:

    For me, fragrances are very - one of these beautiful art forms that bring about a whole host of things. It's what you want to smell like, it's memories that make you smile or are resonant of times in your life, it can remind you of music. If you're a lover of scent, it's a very kind of particular and evocative thing.

  2. Julie Dunne:

    These very small, evocative, vessels give us valuable information on how and what babies were fed thousands of years ago, providing a real connection to mothers and infants in the past, similar vessels, although rare, do appear in other prehistoric cultures( such as Rome and ancient Greece) across the world. Ideally, we'd like to carry out a larger geographic study and investigate whether they served the same purpose.

  3. Ed Maggs:

    They are the most evocative record, memory of childhood.

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