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to call forth or bring out (something latent, hidden, or unexpressed)

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Back came a cool letter from the editor that at least elicited Martin's admiration.
His determination to cram down their throats, or put "bodily into their souls" his own words, elicits a cry of horror from Socrates.
Nicholas' letter in which he mentioned Princess Mary had elicited, in her presence, joyous comments from the countess, who saw an intervention of Providence in this meeting of the princess and Nicholas.
The theorem that the square of the diagonal is double the square of the side--that famous discovery of primitive mathematics, in honour of which the legendary Pythagoras is said to have sacrificed a hecatomb--is elicited from him.
He was at a loss to understand what she meant; and by expressing as much in his looks, elicited her explanation.
On the way, Arthur elicited from his new friend a confused summary of the interior life of Bleeding Heart Yard.
He could not thank me enough; and as we stepped out to the inn, some three or four miles on the road, I elicited something of his story.
However, by persevering questions I elicited the following facts:
It has elicited a great deal of public feeling," returned Guest.
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.
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.
Some few miles farther on he overtook a party of deserting royalist soldiery, and from them he easily, by dint of threats, elicited the information he desired: the direction taken by the refugees from the deserted castle, their number, and as close a description of the party as the soldiers could give.
'elucidate the diverting accomplishments of his highly trained performing dog Merrylegs.' He was also to exhibit 'his astounding feat of throwing seventy-five hundred-weight in rapid succession backhanded over his head, thus forming a fountain of solid iron in mid-air, a feat never before attempted in this or any other country, and which having elicited such rapturous plaudits from enthusiastic throngs it cannot be withdrawn.' The same Signor Jupe was to 'enliven the varied performances at frequent intervals with his chaste Shaksperean quips and retorts.' Lastly, he was to wind them up by appearing in his favourite character of Mr.
Before the April 11 case, the kidnapping of a child to elicit a ransom from parents for their safe return was last reported in 2015 in Kyrgyzstan, no such cases were reported in 2018, said Interior Minister Kashkar Junushaliev.
Buffalo, NY, January 12, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Elicit Magazine, a blog dedicated to telling the stories of up and coming musicians, today announces its affiliation with Big Meteor Publishing, the official publisher of The Indie Bible, a leading resource for indie artists, bands and songwriters.