Evoke vs. Provoke

By Jaxson

  • Evoke (verb)

    To call out; to draw out or bring forth.

  • Evoke (verb)

    To cause the manifestation of something (emotion, picture, etc.) in someone’s mind or imagination.

    “Being here evokes long forgotten memories.”

    “Seeing this happen equally evokes fear and anger in me.”

    “The book evokes a detailed and lively picture of what life was like in the 19th century.”

  • Provoke (verb)

    To cause someone to become annoyed or angry.

    “Don’t provoke the dog; it may try to bite you.”

  • Provoke (verb)

    To bring about a reaction.

  • Provoke (verb)

    To appeal.


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