Evocative



[ih-vok-uh-tiv, ih-voh-kuh-] /ɪˈvɒk ə tɪv, ɪˈvoʊ kə-/

adjective
1.
tending to :
The perfume was evocative of spring.
/ɪˈvɒkətɪv/
adjective
1.
tending or serving to evoke
adj.

1650s, from Late Latin evocativus “pertaining to summoning,” from Latin evocatus, past participle of evocare (see evoke).

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