GRE Word List

ELICIT

to call forth or draw out (something, such as information or a response)

The meaning of the word elicit is to call forth or draw out (something, such as information or a response).

Random words

WordMeaning
malfeasancewrongdoing or misconduct especially by a public official
discernibleable to be perceived by a sense (such as sight or smell) or by the mind : capable of being discerned
prolixityunduly prolonged or drawn out : too long
remissnegligent in the performance of work or duty : careless
obeisancea movement of the body made in token of respect or submission : bow
simperto smile in a silly, affected, or ingratiating manner
intellectthe power of knowing as distinguished from the power to feel and to will : the capacity for knowledge
effusionan act of effusing
luminarya person of prominence or brilliant achievement
impartialnot partial or biased : treating or affecting all equally