Elicit in a Sentence  πŸ”Š

Definition of Elicit

to draw out or bring forth

Examples of Elicit in a sentence

The comedian hoped his jokes would elicit a great deal of laughter from the audience.  πŸ”Š

Because Hilary wanted to elicit sympathy votes, she told the story of her fight with cancer a few days before the election.  πŸ”Š

The police chief hoped to elicit the truth about the missing evidence from the corrupt officer.  πŸ”Š

Despite the event planner’s hard work, the fundraiser did not elicit the donations needed to keep the shelter open.  πŸ”Š

Although I tried, I was unable to elicit any information from my husband about my birthday gift.  πŸ”Š

Surprisingly, the gruesome images of the murder did not elicit any feelings of sympathy from the killer.  πŸ”Š

In the experiment, the scientist hoped to elicit a response from a mouse by piping high-pitched sounds into a sealed cage.  πŸ”Š

The charity uses pictures of small children on its website to elicit donations from caring people.  πŸ”Š

After making up a false story about being mugged, Ginger was unable to elicit any response from the police when she was actually attacked in the park  πŸ”Š

If I can elicit enough support from the other board members, I know I can get the proposal approved.  πŸ”Š

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