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elicit  -  to draw out facts or information from someone


the police finally managed to elicit the truth from the suspect.



A good teacher is able to elicit information from his pupils.
illicit - illegal
* The sale of illicit drugs is a serious problem.
* He was involved in the illicit transportation of goods over the Thai-Malaysian border.
*   The prosecuting lawyer was able to elicit a confession from the defendant regarding his illicit involvement in gambling.

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  eligible, illegible   moral, morale  
  eminent, imminent   persecuted, prosecuted  
  ensure, assure   personal, personnel  
  formally, formerly   precede, proceed  
  hanged, hung   price, prize  
  historic, historical   principal, principle  
  homework, housework   rational, rationale  
  human, humane   respectably, respectively  
  lie, lay   stationary, stationery  
  lose, loose   weather, whether  
  mature, matured      
  misused, disused   Words differentiation 1  

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