Expressing expressions!

elicit
(v)
ǝ-LISS-it
Meaning

draw out; evoke; cause someone to think or say something

1st Sample Sentence

By subtle questioning, the lawyer was able to elicit from the witness the admission that he had actually been at the scene of the crime.

Root

e ex (out)#licere (entice, lure, deceive) (Latin)

Mnemonics

implicit-which is understood. explicit - means specifically told or written. ELICIT means which is not specifically told or understood but WE HAVE TO DRIVE BY REASONING implicit - which is understood. explicit - means specifically told/derived so elicit - explicit