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Over several generations of such evolution, the algorithm has found stimuli that elicit much higher responses in visual neurons than do normal hand-picked natural stimuli.

Traditional methods like paywalls and newsletter sign-ups are just a start, but pubs must also ideate new ways to engage their audiences and elicit user registrations.

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Upon reflection, that realization elicits some sympathy, and plenty of yucks.

From Fortune

The behaviors he exhibits and the responses he elicits from other characters are what really melt hearts and change minds.

Some of the questions elicited noticeably different answers among racial and ideological groups.

This film elicited complaints from some on the left, but not a peep from the right.

The video showing cops piling on Eric Garner in Staten Island for refusing arrest elicited outrage across ideological lines.

Scenes elicited intimate comments from the cast and crew about whose perspective solicited more empathy or felt more realistic.

Both have elicited the same hand wringing and pearls clutching.

One of the captains was able to send out a distress signal, which elicited a response from Thai water police.

A louder and different tone is elicited upon pushing the key further down.

With time and difficulty the facts were elicited from the younger child, and the elder scorned to deny them.

Did Mr. Gryce suffer from any qualms of conscience at having elicited so much and imparted so little?

At every step of Burke's pathway new objects of interest had elicited his surprise and admiration.

Then Bassett recurred to the fact, already elicited, that Harwood was a Yale man, whereupon colleges were discussed.


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On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to elicited, such as: extort, wrest, wring, obtain, bring out, and evoke.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.