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Can invoke be used in the same sense as 'to bring forth'? Especially when it comes to emotions, such as "to invoke contempt". Would it be proper to say that? —This comment was unsigned.

I don't think so. You may have heard evoke, which is used exactly that way. DCDuring TALK 18:38, 14 February 2009 (UTC)
Thanks. That's the word I was thinking of. Gambler Justice 18:41, 14 February 2009 (UTC)

Maybe evoke can be listed in this article as a word that is often confused with invoke? 137.229.78.4 01:20, 23 July 2013 (UTC)

Root spelling is 'invoc—'Edit

But forms such as "invoke" or "invoker" use /K/ rather than /C/ as explained by the standard c/k substitution rule.

Other derivative terms should be added such as "invocation" and "invocation".

-Martin 203.109.158.201 00:30, 3 May 2010 (UTC)