"elicits" in the verb sense
1. arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke
call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses
"raise a smile"
2. educe, evoke, elicit, extract, draw out
deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning
"We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant"
derive by reason
"elicit a solution"
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