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elicit

illicit

elicit  -  to draw out facts or information from someone

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

 

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A good teacher is able to elicit information from his pupils.
 
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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

eminent, imminent

ensure, assure

formally, formerly

hanged, hung

historic, historical

homework, housework

human, humane

lie, lay

lose, loose

mature, matured

misused, disused

 

moral, morale

persecuted, prosecuted

personal, personnel

precede, proceed

price, prize

principal, principle

rational, rationale

respectably, respectively

stationary, stationery

weather, whether

 

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