Definition for E-LIC'IT

E-LIC'IT, v.t. [L. elicio; e or ex and lacio, to allure, D. lokken, G. locken, Sw. locka, Dan. lokker. Class Lg.]

  1. To draw out; to bring to light; to deduce by reason or argument; as, to elicit truth by discussion.
  2. To strike out; as, to elicit sparks of fire by collision.

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