CET6 TEM8 IELTS GRE TOEFL
1. ex- "out" + lic- / licit- (lacere "entice, lure, deceive", related to laqueus "noose, snare;" see lace).
2. lace => lace, lasso, enlace, elicit, delicious.
e-, 向外。-lic, 诱惑，吸引，词源同lace, delicious.
- elicit (v.)
- 1640s, from Latin elicitus, past participle of elicere "draw out, draw forth," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + -licere, comb. form of lacere "to entice, lure, deceive" (related to laqueus "noose, snare;" see lace (n.)). Related: Elicited; eliciting; elicits; elicitation.
- 1. I could elicit no response from him.
- 2. Mr Norris said he was hopeful that his request would elicit a positive response.
- 3. When I was able to elicit only a gentle smile, I thought perhaps this was a commentary on my humor.
- 4. It was designed to elicit the best thinking within the government.
- 5. He thought by this little trick to elicit Butler's real name.
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