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  Definition of elicit
  1. derive by reason; "elicit a solution"
  2. deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant"
  3. call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
Similar Words: educe, evoke, extract, draw out, arouse, enkindle, kindle, fire, raise, provoke

 

Hyponyms: strike a chord, touch a chord, invite, ask for, draw, rekindle, infatuate, prick, inflame, stir up, wake, ignite, heat, fire up, stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir, anger, upset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfit, shame, hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spite, overwhelm, overpower, sweep over, whelm, overcome, overtake, interest

 

Derivational Morphology: incitement, incitation, provocation, evocation, induction, elicitation, arousal, rousing

 

Anagrams: Celtic

 

 
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