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elicit

i li sit

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

  • The prosecution skillfully elicited out the true motive of the accused for doing the crime.
  • What doppelgnger is most likely to elicit information from a detainee changes from prisoner to prisoner.
  • Dana Perino knows how to elicit a partisan response.
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
Quotes

  • James Atlas in FOXNews
    We try to elicit enthusiasms,Atlas explains. "I sent out these missives to writers I admire, sometimes into the Internet ether and sometimes by actual post. I sent some letters to Bill Bryson and sort of forgot about it until a few months...
  • Desmond Tutu in AllAfrica.com
    In a statement issued by his office in Cape Town, on Friday, March 16, and availed by Allafrica, Tutu asked: "How can what is happening...... elicit hardly a word of concern, let alone condemnation from us leaders of Africa?" "What more has...
  • Marion Jones in ConnieTalk (blog)
    In a statement, Jones, 32, said, "Yes, I made mistakes by lying. I have admitted these mistakes much later than I should have done but hopefully not too late to elicit from you the milk of human kindness. We all make mistakes. But I really believe...

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