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elicit
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  • He was also to exhibit ’his astounding feat of throwing seventy-five hundred-weight in rapid succession backhanded over his head, thus forming a fountain of solid iron in mid-air, a feat never before attempted in this or any other country, and which having elicited such rapturous plaudits from enthusiastic throngs it cannot be withdrawn.’

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  • Her comments elicited public outrage.
  • Her comment elicited loud applause from the audience.

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