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Evocative vs. Vocative

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Evocativeadjective

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

Vocativeadjective

Of or pertaining to calling; used in calling or vocation.

Evocativeadjective

Calling forth; serving to evoke; developing.

‘Evocative power over all that is eloquent and expressive in the better soul of man.’;

Vocativeadjective

(grammar) Used in address; appellative (said of that case or form of the noun, pronoun, or adjective, in which a person or thing is addressed). For example "Domine, O Lord"

Evocativeadjective

serving to bring to mind;

‘cannot forbear to close on this redolent literary note’; ‘a campaign redolent of machine politics’;

Vocativenoun

(grammar) The vocative case

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Evocativeadjective

bringing strong images, memories, or feelings to mind

‘powerfully evocative lyrics’; ‘the building's cramped interiors are highly evocative of past centuries’;

Vocativenoun

(grammar) A word in the vocative case

Vocativenoun

(rare) Something said to (or as though to) a particular person or thing; an entreaty, an invocation.

Vocativeadjective

Of or pertaining to calling; used in calling; specifically (Gram.), used in address; appellative; - said of that case or form of the noun, pronoun, or adjective, in which a person or thing is addressed; as, Domine, O Lord.

Vocativenoun

The vocative case.

Vocativenoun

the case (in some inflected languages) used when the referent of the noun is being addressed

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Vocativeadjective

relating to a case used in some languages;

‘vocative verb endings’;

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