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elicit

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transitive verb
  • to draw or bring out or forth; educe; evoke: to elicit the truth; to elicit a response with a question [Webster]
verb
  • ~ sth: (fml) draw (facts, a response, etc) from sb, sometimes with difficulty [Barron]

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