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elicit
used in The ABC Murders

4 uses
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Definition
get or bring out in response — such as information or a feeling
  • As far as I could judge, no new facts were elicited by his questions but he himself seemed quite satisfied.
    32 — Chapter 32 (14% in)
elicited = brought out
  • When the police surgeon arrived on the spot it was elicited that the woman had been struck down by a heavy blow on the back of the head, probably while she was reaching down a packet of cigarettes from the shelf behind the counter.
    4 — Chapter 4 (7% in)
  • He would elicit the facts from her and the interview would be written up.
    6 — Chapter 6 (79% in)
  • Crome elicited the fact that the man, when seen sneaking across the yard, had had no bag or suitcase.
    27 — Chapter 27 (92% in)

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