elicit

[ih-lis-it]
verb (used with object)
to draw or bring out or forth; educe; evoke: to elicit the truth; to elicit a response with a question.

Origin:
1635–45; < Latin ēlicitus drawn out (past participle of ēlicere), equivalent to ē- e-1 + lici- draw, lure + -tus past participle suffix

elicitation, noun
elicitor, noun
nonelicited, adjective
unelicited, adjective

elicit, illicit.
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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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elicit
1620s, from L. elicitus, pp. of elicere "draw forth," from ex- "out" + -licere, comb. form of lacere "to entice." Related: Elicited; eliciting; elicits.
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Example sentences
The concept of eliciting a cognitive response by manipulating the mouth is not
  entirely new.
The alternative is that the expressions on the screen are actually eliciting
  the same mood in the subjects.
Researchers typically detect pain in mice by eliciting specific reactions.
It has done so, but not without eliciting controversy.
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