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1. elicit

verb. ['ɪˈlɪsɪt'] call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses).

Synonyms

  • kindle
  • heat
  • draw
  • rekindle
  • discompose
  • untune
  • inflame
  • anger
  • prick
  • provoke
  • ask for
  • wound
  • discomfit
  • shame
  • spite
  • stir up
  • touch a chord
  • invite
  • shake
  • sweep over
  • create
  • enkindle
  • overcome
  • whelm
  • arouse
  • disconcert
  • excite
  • evoke
  • wake
  • stir
  • shake up
  • fire up
  • interest
  • bruise
  • injure
  • infatuate
  • strike a chord
  • raise
  • make
  • stimulate
  • overpower
  • upset
  • overtake
  • offend
  • overwhelm
  • ignite
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • glycerolize
  • invest
  • deposit
  • sheathe

Etymology

  • elicitus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Elicit

  • solicit
  • grissett
  • blissett
  • bissett
  • bisset

How do you pronounce elicit?

Pronounce elicit as ɪˈlɪsɪt.

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Sentences with elicit


1. Verb, base form
Congress can elicit this information from people when needed.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
In short: Certain sounds or visuals elicit a feel-good response.

2. elicit

verb. ['ɪˈlɪsɪt'] deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning).

Synonyms

  • interpret
  • evoke
  • see
  • extract
  • construe
  • draw out

Antonyms

  • adduct
  • push
  • repel
  • abduct

Etymology

  • elicitus (Latin)

3. elicit

verb. ['ɪˈlɪsɪt'] derive by reason.

Synonyms

  • infer
  • deduce
  • derive

Antonyms

  • extinguish
  • cool
  • coldness
  • anestrus

Etymology

  • elicitus (Latin)
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