Evoke means to summon or call to mind.
Evoke is a verb.
Synonyms: awaken, induce, invite, stimulate, rouse, provoke.
Antonyms: curb, inhibit, restrain, prevent, suppress.
The actor's best efforts too failed to evoke a laughter from the lethargic audience.
Mr. Ravi's costume evoked endless ridicule from his classmates.