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Definition of Elicited

  • called forth from a latent or potential state by stimulation; as, an elicited response.

How to use elicited in a sentence. Elicited pronunciation.

She questioned with skill and pertinacity, and elicited many more details than Nancy Lord had been able to gather.
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Nancy's questioning elicited all that was to be learnt from her brother, little more than she had heard already; the same story of a disagreement between Mrs. Damerel and their father, of long absences from England, and a revival of interest in her relatives, following upon Mrs. Damerel's widowhood.
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Damerel elicited the fact that he had spent not less than fifty pounds in a few weeks.
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Not even the announcement of the child's birth elicited a word from him.
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Those long imploring letters, despatched to America from her solitude by the Cornish sea, elicited nothing but a word or two which sounded more like pity than affection.
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Inquiry elicited the fact that the young trooper was Serg.
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Katharine began to describe her visit, and soon Mrs. Hilbery elicited the facts that not only was the house of excruciating ugliness, which Ralph bore without complaint, but that it was evident that every one depended on him, and he had a room at the top of the house, with a wonderful view over London, and a rook.
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Howard, the authority on mosquitoes, elicited the information that it was a fungus, probably new to science.
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The difference of religion elicited a well-marked religious hate with oft-repeated deadly outbreaks, especially during the period of the crusades, and afterwards when the Black Death was raging (1348-50).
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Later, a telephone message to Doctor Slayforth having elicited the startling intelligence that neither man had been seen in town during the night, there came a flicker of excitement.
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Under other circumstances I might, perhaps, have even elicited somewhat of grace and poetry from these simple materials.
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Suspicion was now excited, and the affair underwent a thorough examination, which elicited the following facts: The convict, in the hope of obtaining his pardon as a reward, had filed a guinea and some brass buttons, which, judicially mixed, made a tolerable pile of gold-dust, and this he carefully distributed over a small tract of sandy land.
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At the second meeting of the Society, November 1, the speaker was Rabbi Eugene Kohn, of Baltimore, whose interesting talk on "The Elements of Stability and Progress in Judaism" elicited warm discussion.
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I remember well a pathetic little remonstrance from her elicited by an avowal from Erasmus Darwin, that he preferred cats to dogs, which she felt a slur on her little 'Nero;' and the tones in which she said, 'Oh, but you are fond of dogs!
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When speech was at length elicited from her, it appeared that a headache to which she was subject had come on in its severest form.
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It had elicited a compliment from a leader of the opposing party; it had occasioned raisings of the eyebrows in capable judges, and had led to remarks that a young man so singularly self-possessed, so agreeably oracular, so remarkably long-headed, might be expected, in the course of some five-and-twenty years, to go far.
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But it is to be feared that he speedily forgot that in the unexpected information that it elicited.
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Both Augustus and Tiberius felt but little interest in the political affairs of that distant island, but the rapid progress of civilization in Gaul, and the growing cities on the banks of the Rhine, elicited a spirit of friendly intercourse.
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Few characters in history have elicited more widely contradictory estimates than Philip II.
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The first great apostle of the new sculpture was Lorenzo Ghiberti (1378-1455), whose marvelous doors on the baptistery at Florence elicited the comment of Michelangelo that they were "worthy of being placed at the entrance of paradise.
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Examples of Elicited

Example #1
Fanny's curiosity, instantly awakened, grew eager as he proceeded.
Example #2
Horace, beset with doubts as to his prudence, but unable to keep the secret, began to recount the story of his meeting with Mrs. Damerel, whom he had now seen for the second time.
Example #3
That's what I can't understand.
Example #4
Why?' 'She doesn't care about the same things that you do.
Example #5
By careful interrogation-the caressing notes of her voice seemed to convey genuine feeling-Mrs.
Example #6
And he unburdened himself of his complaints against the frivolous charmer, Mrs. Damerel listening with a compassionate smile.