GRAMMAR -ILLICIT vs ELICIT
ILLICIT is an adjective that’s used to talk about things people aren’t supposed to do because they are illegal. EXAMPLES
- He is credited with taking a number of illegal firearms and illicit drugs off the streets.
- Silk Road is a dark web bazaar where users could buy and sell drugs and other illicit items.
ELICIT is a verb that’s used to talk about calling forth or drawing out a response or reaction from someone. EXAMPLES
- Her emptional letters always elicited outpourings of sympathy from the readers.
- The comedian hoped his jokes would elicit a great deal of laughter from the audience