Antonyms for elicits

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Belle elicits praise from all who know it because of the great beauty of its fruits.

It must be admirable nonsense, from the broad smiles it elicits.

At the same time, it is not as a pioneer that he elicits our fullest admiration.

Fortunate is the orator if he elicits the expression: That is beautiful!

As private personage and as commander he elicits commiseration.

In doing so he gives Hodge a slap which elicits from that worthy a yell of pain.

Further questioning only elicits the same response, and the officer angrily declares she may finish her song in prison.

This is a very bright idea on the part of the Four Bears, and elicits universal satisfaction all round.

The quality of response which it elicits has come to receive precedence over the name by which a subject happens to be classified.

Now the repartee of one elicits a laugh from the other; this passes from man to man, and the whole flotilla enjoy the joke.