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called forth from a latent or potential state by stimulation

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After a good many questions I elicited from the waiters that the dinner had been ordered not for five, but for six o'clock.
Now this foreknowledge cannot be elicited from spirits; it cannot be obtained inductively from experience, nor by any deductive calculation.
Anne's head was bent down -- she had not seen the Italian's smile; but finding that her question elicited no reply she looked up.
Nothing farther of importance was elicited, although several other persons were examined.
To this speech Louisa made no reply, but continued gazing on the object which had elicited her remarks.
He gave a history of the long dynasty of the alchemists, who spent so many ages in quest of the universal solvent by which the golden principle might be elicited from all things vile and base.
I elicited from my servant that two old ladies and an old gentleman had in fact rallied round Miss Tita and had supported her(they had come for her in a gondola of their own) during the journey to the cemetery, the little red-walled island of tombs which lies to the north of the town, on the way to Murano.
It is a short account of the facts elicited at the death of Sir Charles Baskerville which occurred a few days before that date.
Mrs Milsom, who had elicited the fact that Archibald had not kept his appointment, had been saying 'I told you so' for some time, and this had not improved Margaret's temper.
By half-past five, post meridian, Horse Guards' time, it has even elicited a new remark from the Honourable Mr.
The girl's beauty elicited many brutal comments and vulgar jests.
Instead of offending my gentleman I had put him on his mettle, and for half an hour he honored me with the most exhaustive inquisition ever elicited from a medical man.
According to the legend, this great discovery elicited extravagant demonstrations of joy.
For a moment there was no reply, and Tarzan added a few more ounces of pressure, which elicited a horrified shriek of pain from the great beast.
D'Artagnan, furious at having been anticipated by an idea of the king's, did not despair, however, even yet; and reflecting upon the idea he had brought back from Belle-Isle, he elicited therefrom novel means of safety for his friends.