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elicit

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of elicit

  1. to draw out (something hidden, latent, or reserved) the role elicited the actress's flair for comedy that previous directors had overlooked Synonyms of elicit educe, evoke, inspire, raiseWords Related to elicit drag, dredge (up), extort, extract, pull, wangle, wrest, wring; coax (out), gain, get, obtain, procure, secure; bare, disclose, discover, divulge, evince, expose, reveal, uncloak, uncover, unmask, unveilNear Antonyms of elicit disregard, forget, ignore, miss, neglect, overlook, overpass, pass over

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to suppress quietly or indirectly

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