Elicit E*lic"it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Elicited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Eliciting}.] To draw out or entice forth; to bring to light; to bring out against the will; to deduce by reason or argument; as, to elicit truth by discussion. [1913 Webster]

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