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What is the opposite of elicit?

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Opposite of to evoke or draw out (a reaction, answer, or fact) from someone
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(result in) Opposite of to have as a consequence
“Hyperactivity can sometimes begin with the consumption of too much sugar.”
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Opposite of to be the cause of
“Your method for conducting the experiment will introduce an anomaly that will impede the desired outcome.”
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Opposite of to take the first step into something
“We need to finish this business we started!”
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Opposite of to provoke or bring about
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Opposite of to provoke or bring about an event or reaction
“Finally, after what seemed like hours spent with the phone in my ear, I was able to placate his anger, and he gradually began to listen to reason.”
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Opposite of to affect
“I wouldn't be a good father if I weren't here trying to discourage you from executing such a dangerous strategy.”
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Opposite of to (selectively) take or derive from a source
“Although it was possible for us to originate the text for a subject such as World War II, it would obviously be impossible for us to originate the images.”
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Opposite of to discover (something hidden, lost, or kept secret) by investigation or searching
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Opposite of to engage in activity with a person unwilling or unable to give consent
“Finally, they were able to coax him out of bed with the promise of a never-ending pot of coffee and donut holes.”
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Opposite of to have as a consequence or result
“The expected lull in the economy will negate the prospect of prosperity for most people.”
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