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elicit
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
get or bring out in response — such as information or a feeling
  • An answer so different from the one he had expected to elicit, and was in the habit of receiving, staggered Mr. Bumble not a little.
    Chapter 7 — Oliver Continues Refactory (36% in)
  • 'I promise you that in that case, if the truth is forced from him, there the matter will rest; there must be circumstances in Oliver's little history which it would be painful to drag before the public eye, and if the truth is once elicited, they shall go scot free.'
    Chapter 46 — The Appointment Kept (57% in)

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