evoke or provoke to appear or occur;
"Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple"
summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic;
"raise the specter of unemployment"
"he conjured wild birds in the air"
"call down the spirits from the mountain"
- It is necessary to call attention to this fact.
- A difficult situation can call forth a person's best qualities.
- Mary tried not to call attention to herself.
- The proposal called forth a good deal of criticism.