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    elicit

    elicit - Dictionary definition and meaning for word elicit

    Definition
    (verb) call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    Synonyms : arouse , enkindle , evoke , fire , kindle , provoke , raise
    Example Sentence
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy
    Definition
    (verb) deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)
    Synonyms : draw out , educe , evoke , extract
    Example Sentence
    • We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant
    Definition
    (verb) derive by reason
    Example Sentence
    • elicit a solution
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for elicit

implicit - which is understood .. explicit - means specifically told/derived so elicit - explicit

implicit-which is understood .. explicit - means specifically told or written.. ELICIT means which is not specifically told or understood but WE HAVE TO DRIVE BY REASONING

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saari baatein poochke ek list banani hai

In Kannada Eli means pull so cit sounds like Sit.so Draw out

A-List can be created from extracting(elicit) good things only

When scuba diving you don't want to draw out or elicit the Moray EEL from his hiding place as he might bite you.

elicit = e + lic + it; One lic it one the tube so air is coming out from the tube.

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