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synonyms for elicits

  • 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
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antonyms for elicits

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

Our cause is a just one; the greatest at present that elicits the attention of the world.
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And when they are opened, it throws a gleam on the page, which secures attention, and elicits admiration.
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This is enough about moral propriety as a principle of tragic emotion, and the pleasure it elicits.
THE AESTHETICAL ESSAYSFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
We here see the triumph of the moral law, so sublime an experience for us that we might even hail the calamity which elicits it.
THE AESTHETICAL ESSAYSFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
Now the repartee of one elicits a laugh from the other; this passes from man to man, and the whole flotilla enjoy the joke.
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Apparently she is entering into his delusion, whose whole range she elicits from him, without once opposing him.
DELUSION AND DREAMWILHELM JENSEN
Fortunate is the orator if he elicits the expression: That is beautiful!
LECTURES ON THE TRUE, THE BEAUTIFUL AND THE GOODVICTOR COUSIN
Then after much painful probing as to why he has so suddenly changed his attitude towards the scheme, she elicits the reason.
OSCAR WILDELEONARD CRESSWELL INGLEBY
A sudden flash of fire at once elicits light and moisture from the eye, and causes a bright colour.
TIMAEUSPLATO
The General proceeds to unfold the railroad scheme, and elicits Reinhold's opinion.
THE GERMAN CLASSICS OF THE NINETEENTH AND TWENTIETH CENTURIES, VOLUME 11FRIEDRICH SPIELHAGEN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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