GRE Word List

ELICIT

draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)

The meaning of the word elicit is draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone).

Random words

WordMeaning
tendhave a tendency; take care of; minister; serve at; apply one's attention; attend
disquisitionformal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
appurtenancessubordinate possessions; something added to a more important thing
pillorypunish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
castigationpunishment; severe criticism or disapproval
guststrong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
versatilehaving many talents; capable of working in many fields; having many uses or functions; N. versatility
cordialwarmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
voraciousravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
blackballvote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote