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English verb: call forth

1. call forth (creation) evoke or provoke to appear or occur


SamplesHer behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple.


Synonymsevoke, kick up, provoke


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cause, do, make


Narrower (hyponym)pick


Verb grouparouse, bring up, call down, call forth, conjure, conjure up, evoke, invoke, put forward, raise, stir

2. call forth (creation) summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic


SamplesRaise the specter of unemployment.
He conjured wild birds in the air.
Call down the spirits from the mountain.


Synonymsarouse, bring up, call down, conjure, conjure up, evoke, invoke, put forward, raise, stir


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)create, make


Narrower (hyponym)anathemise, anathemize, bedamn, beshrew, bless, curse, damn, imprecate, maledict


Verb groupcall forth, evoke, kick up, provoke









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