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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of elicit.
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- adj. called forth from a latent or potential state by stimulation.
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- adj. called forth from a latent or potential state by stimulation
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"Chinese Democracy" generated its share of publicity, thanks in part to the negative reaction Mr. Rose's album title elicited from the Chinese government.
And we discussed a Slate article that showed how often the word McCain elicited the word "senile" and Obama the word "Muslim" in voters 'minds in 2008, though neither was either.
Even during filming, an empty coffin elicited compassion, he says.
Her call elicited an annoyed gronk above her head, and she looked up to see a raven lifting off the cliff face.
Her name elicited high regard in both Canadian and American settings.
He was also one of the best traders in Asia, and his name elicited a fair level of awe in the expat financial community.
Beddoes's withdrawal may have been prompted by the mirth Campbell's claims had elicited from the literary press.
The same cordial spirit appeared in the comments which the occasion elicited from the English press.
Her expression elicited a hearty laugh from her husband.
This call elicited much discussion, but no definite response to the demand was ever made either in the committee or in Convention.
A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention For Proposing Amendments to the Constitution of the United States, Held at Washington, D.C., in February, A.D. 1861