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  1. [verb] call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
    Synonyms: arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, fire, raise, provoke

  2. [verb] call forth; "Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple"
    Synonyms: provoke, call forth, kick up

  3. [verb] deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant"
    Synonyms: educe, elicit, extract, draw out

  4. [verb] evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "stir a disturbance"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"
    Synonyms: raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth

  5. [verb] call to mind or evoke
    Synonyms: suggest, paint a picture


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