GRE Word List


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).

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adagea saying often in metaphorical form that typically embodies a common observation
careento put (a ship or boat) on a beach especially in order to clean, caulk, or repair the hull
orgysecret ceremonial rites held in honor of an ancient Greek or Roman deity and usually characterized by ecstatic singing and dancing
compensatoryto be equivalent to : counterbalance
benefitsomething that produces good or helpful results or effects or that promotes well-being : advantage
malignanttending to produce death or deterioration
ancestryline of descent : lineage
presentimenta feeling that something will or is about to happen : premonition
convulsionan abnormal violent and involuntary contraction or series of contractions of the muscles
authoritarianof, relating to, or favoring blind submission to authority