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Elicit and Illicit

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Elicit:-(To evoke)

Elicit means to draw out.

To draw forth what is latent.

To draw out the hidden information from some one.

Eg C.B.I will elicit information from him

Illicit:-Illicit means illegal.

To do some thing that is unlawful.

Eg:Illicit distillation of wine should be stopped.

Sample Usage

Sample usage:

Elicit:1.The lie detecter will elicit the facts from him.

2.The police will elicit the facts from the thief.


1.Black marketing,smuggling,drug trafficing etc are considered Illicit.

2.Money should not be earned through Illicit sources.

3.Those who are involved in Illicit activities will be punished.

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