elicit vs illicit :

Definitions

  • v  call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
  • v  deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)
  • v  derive by reason
    elicit a solution

  • a  contrary to accepted morality (especially sexual morality) or convention
    an illicit association with his secretary
  • s  contrary to or forbidden by law
    illicit trade
News & Articles

  • 4 Reasons the UFC Needs Criteria for Induction to the UFC Hall of Fame
    Hall of Fame: The mere words elicit images of grandstanding champions dominating their respective sports. Through any and all means, each athlete worthy of such honorable mention must have broken records in a manner iconic of his or her sport. Definitive and declarative, entry into this upper echelon ought to be beyond argument. Or so it should be. Yet the UFC Hall of Fame is often discussed for ...
    June 12, 2013 - Bleacher Report
  • 4 Reasons the UFC Needs Criteria for Induction to the UFC Hall of Fame
    Hall of Fame: The mere words elicit images of grandstanding champions dominating their respective sports. Through any and all means, each athlete worthy of such honorable mention must have broken records in a manner iconic of his or her sport. Definitive and declarative, entry into this upper echelon ought to be beyond argument. Or so it should be. Yet the UFC Hall of Fame is often discussed for ...
    June 12, 2013 - Bleacher Report
  • Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick - The Life and Times of William A. Wellman
    Recommended The Movie:   It's a bit curious that director William Wellman isn'tbetter known.   Where his contemporariesJohn Ford and Howard Hawks will elicit smiles andnods fromcausal film viewers, you have to be a movie buff to know that the sameman whodirected the winner of the very first Academy Award for Best Picturealsodirected such diverse films as A Star isBorn and The Public ...
    June 11, 2013 - DVD Talk

  • Alleged madam arrested in Ballardvale; Sting operation shuts down illicit massage parlor
    An illicit massage parlor shut down in Ballardvale last week may have had ties to another location shuttered by Danvers police recently. Andover police conducted a sting operation at 195 Andover St., Unit 2, on Wednesday, June 5, after receiving repo
    June 13, 2013 - The Andover Townsman
  • Grant augments suicide prevention efforts
    GARDNER - Illicit drug use, alcohol abuse and unemployment all play a role in Gardner's high suicide rate, but steps are being taken to try to deal with the problem.
    June 13, 2013 - Worcester Telegram & Gazette
  • RI Senate to vote on broad synthetic drug ban
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — In an attempt to stay ahead of illicit drug chemists, the Rhode Island Senate is set to vote on a proposal to broadly ban synthetic recreational chemicals sold as fake marijuana and bath salts.        
    June 12, 2013 - Boston Globe