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Verb elicit has 3 senses
  1. arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke - call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
    --1 is one way to make, create
    Derived form: noun elicitation1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. educe, evoke, elicit, extract, draw out - deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant"
    --2 is one way to interpret, construe, see
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. elicit - derive by reason; "elicit a solution"
    --3 is one way to
    deduce, infer, deduct, derive
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
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