Definitions

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  • v. To make something last for more time than is necessary; prolong; extend.
  • v. To physically extract, as blood from a vein.
  • v. To extract, bring out, as concealed information; elicit; educe.
  • v. To use means to entice or force (an animal) from it's hole or similar hiding place; or, by extension, cause (a shy person) to be more open or talkative.
  • v. To improve a losing hand to a winning hand by receiving additional cards.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)
  • v. make more sociable
  • v. remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense
  • v. remove as if by suction
  • v. cause to speak,
  • v. lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer

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