Sunday, November 13, 2011

elicit

elicit [ i-LIS-it ]
 transitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 to bring out, educe, evoke or arrive at
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 Illegal migration from Bangladesh into India numbers in the millions but it barely elicits any mention in the major Indian newspapers.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Routine violence there exceeds anything seen in Bangkok, but it elicits barely a peep from the news media in the Thai capital.