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elicit
used in Wuthering Heights

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Definition get or bring out in response — such as information or a feeling
  • Isabella and he had had an hour's interview, during which he tried to elicit from her some sentiment of proper horror for Heathcliff's advances: but he could make nothing of her evasive replies, and was obliged to close the examination unsatisfactorily; adding, however, a solemn warning, that if she were so insane as to encourage that worthless suitor, it would dissolve all bonds of relationship between herself and him.
    Chapter 11 (98% in)
elicit = bring out in response
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