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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
(result in) Opposite of to have as a consequence
“Hyperactivity can sometimes begin with the consumption of too much sugar.”
Opposite of to be the cause of
“Your method for conducting the experiment will introduce an anomaly that will impede the desired outcome.”
Opposite of to take the first step into something
“We need to finish this business we started!”
Opposite of to provoke or bring about
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.”
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.”
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.”
Opposite of to discover (something hidden, lost, or kept secret) by investigation or searching
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.”
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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