Elicited in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Elicited

simple past tense and past participle of elicit

Short Example Sentences for Elicited

  • 1. Inquiry soon elicited the true facts. 🔊
  • 2. My question elicited the following story. 🔊
  • 3. He had elicited what he had chiefly wished to learn. 🔊
  • 4. Beyond a smile from Doolan the remark elicited no applause. 🔊
  • 5. He elicited from her that nectarines and grapes were her favourite fruits. 🔊
  • 6. Here are the facts, as they were elicited at the official inquiry. 🔊
  • 7. The signal elicited a corresponding gesture of pity and due comprehension. 🔊
  • 8. The rest of the crew were examined, but nothing was elicited from them. 🔊
  • 9. I then went to her room myself, but my knock at her door elicited no reply. 🔊
  • 10. Mr. Forde's exclamation, therefore, elicited no comment. 🔊

How to use Elicited in Sentences?

  • 1. Inquiry of late in the district elicited the information that the shrine had been removed. 🔊
  • 2. The reader will find the meaning of these types gradually elicited as we proceed. 🔊
  • 3. Possibly the knowledge that he played a big game elicited for him a sort of indifferent respect. 🔊
  • 4. She took what was offered to her passively, but nothing elicited a change of expression. 🔊
  • 5. Our barristers immediately began to cross-examine, but elicited nothing of any importance. 🔊
  • 6. One or two remarks elicited the assent of the gruff gardener, who smiled slightly. 🔊
  • 7. His attainments were far above his age, and often elicited the admiration of the Rahans. 🔊
  • 8. The uncertain smile, which came trembling on her face, elicited no response from Mark. 🔊
  • 9. It elicited a single observation, 'You are punctual;' to which Hiram made no reply. 🔊
  • 10. Enquiry at length elicited that he had put out to sea the previous night accompanied only by his huge hound. 🔊
  • 11. His published statements after his departure about his adventures elicited much adverse criticism from the old settlers. 🔊
  • 12. And it was a long time before any of the party elicited from her how it was that she came to be in London. 🔊
  • 13. And she has performed her task in a manner that has excited the wonder, and elicited the admiration and applause of millions! 🔊
  • 14. The exclamation was elicited by the fall of a heavy mass of snow on to the fire, over which the kettle had just begun to boil. 🔊
  • 15. The storm was at its height; the sheets of rain that swept down the pebbly glen elicited the gruesome sentence. 🔊
  • 16. The fame of the wonders he had performed increased his reputation, and elicited from the people fresh tokens of respect and veneration. 🔊
  • 17. There were several stoppages on the way; inquiries elicited the information that traffic was congested owing to the movements of troops. 🔊
  • 18. He spoke very little about himself, though from time to time points of detail were elicited of his history in the course of conversation. 🔊
  • 19. Correspondence about other projects for ideological and political reconstruction elicited more replies from Russia than from anywhere else. 🔊
  • 20. The bitterness that found expression in this little sneer elicited no sympathetic response from Coralie. 🔊
  • 21. When the tinder-box was at length found, the flint and steel had to be struck together until a spark was elicited to set fire to the tinder. 🔊
  • 22. When Kissam elicited the fact that they had not returned from the village till nearly midnight he fell on it with ominous avidity. 🔊
  • 23. Then inquiry elicited that he had been last seen by one of the under-gardeners strolling near the ornamental water, it might have been an hour ago. 🔊
  • 24. He appeared in his best clothes, and his name, quality, and position on board of the yacht were duly elicited by the magistrate. 🔊
  • 25. The railroads had a brilliant array of legal talent, but Sterne elicited testimony from them which proved the charges of the merchants. 🔊