elicitable

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elicit (ɪˈlɪsɪt)
 
vb
1.  to give rise to; evoke: to elicit a sharp retort
2.  to bring to light: to elicit the truth
 
[C17: from Latin ēlicere to lure forth, from licere to entice]
 
e'licitable
 
adj
 
elici'tation
 
n
 
e'licitor
 
n

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