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elicit
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The House of Mirth
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  • She had passed beyond the phase of well-bred reciprocity, in which every demonstration must be scrupulously proportioned to the emotion it elicits, and generosity of feeling is the only ostentation condemned.

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

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