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synonyms for eliciting

  • bring out
  • evoke
  • extort
  • extract
  • obtain
  • wrest
  • wring
  • badger
  • bite
  • bring
  • cause
  • derive
  • educe
  • evince
  • evolve
  • exact
  • fetch
  • milk
  • rattle
  • shake
  • squeeze
  • arm-twist
  • bring forth
  • bring to light
  • call forth
  • give rise to
  • put muscle on
  • put the arm on
  • shake down

antonyms for eliciting

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  • give
  • placate
  • soothe
  • cover
  • hide
  • keep
  • repress
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How to use eliciting in a sentence

He also shows many of the same experimental tendencies we see in human infants, such as repeating a behavior and watching the elicited response from adults.
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While the algorithm rewards pictures of newborns and puppies, it is also inclined to promoting news stories—including fake ones—likely to elicit a reaction.
FACEBOOK’S NEW TOOL TO STOP FAKE NEWS IS A GAME CHANGER—IF THE COMPANY WOULD ONLY USE ITJEFFOCTOBER 18, 2020FORTUNE
Furu tofu, for example, a lacto-fermented type of tofu unfamiliar to most American consumers, is used throughout the menu and elicits questions, which Junzi’s staff is trained to answer thoroughly.
WHY DO FAST-CASUAL RESTAURANTS GET A PASS ON APPROPRIATION?JENNY DORSEYOCTOBER 5, 2020EATER
When older adults get the flu vaccine, for example, the shot doesn’t elicit as strong an immune response as it does in younger adults.
WHAT DOES COVID-19 VACCINE EFFICACY MEAN?AIMEE CUNNINGHAMOCTOBER 4, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Similarly, as the Bush tax cuts expired, Democrats ended up voting to keep most of them in place, because to do otherwise might have elicited voters’ wrath.
THE DEFINITIVE CASE FOR ENDING THE FILIBUSTEREZRA KLEINOCTOBER 1, 2020VOX
Sometimes it’s difficult to unknot my own choices from the reactions that are sure to be elicited by them.
IN PRAISE OF THE ADVENTURE DRESSALISON VAN HOUTENAUGUST 22, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Some conversation ensued with the unhappy young man, but they could scarcely hope that they were eliciting the truth from him.
DIGBY HEATHCOTEW.H.G. KINGSTON
Looking at her, he was conscious of being absorbed in the attempt to keep his temper instead of eliciting what she had to tell.
THE WINNING CLUEJAMES HAY, JR.
This, as may be supposed, did not prove a ready means of eliciting a confession from the cowardly Grandison.
THE MYSTERIES OF MONTREALCHARLOTTE FUHRER
They knocked several times, eliciting no response, and finally opening the doors, they found that the occupants had moved out.
A DREADFUL TEMPTATIONMRS. ALEX. MCVEIGH MILLER
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