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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EDUCE

From this text it would be logical to educe a cyclopedia every month or so.

He must keep his own education above that of his fellows and he must become able to educe.

She was content to let the divine light of philosophy penetrate by its own power, and educe its own conclusions.

Life just the stuff / To try the soul's strength on, educe the man.

That stone is in our purses; the old magician knows it, and he knows the charm to educe it.

Fourth: Trial brings out our best qualities, is "stuff to try the soul's strength on," and "educe the man," as Browning puts it.

Paul waved the lamp to and fro, trying to educe the wicked expression that had frightened Barbara.

Non fumum ex fulgore, sed ex fumo dare lucem—Not to educe smoke from splendour, but light from smoke.

Quid velit et possit rerum concordia discors—What 10 the discordant concord of things means and can educe.

It tries to educe—that is, draw out—what is in the child already; its own native instincts and native conscience.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., in the literal sense, from Latin educere "to lead out, bring out" (of troops, ships, etc.; see educate). Meaning "to draw a conclusion from data" is from 1837.

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