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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of educe.


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  • Spotting a table of Irishmen with a girl who says her name is Kathleen, he puts on a giant green bow tie and educes the inner tenor of everyone in the room with "I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen."

    Sing Us a Song at the Bar Will Friedwald 2011

  • Her carefully constructed 'conclusion' is that everything Obama has done is out of some hidden personality trait of simple and amoral power-hunger, and this conclusion then educes whatever new piece she adds to her 'case against Obama'.

    Poll: Clinton Ahead By Six Points In Pennsylvania 2009

  • Aristotle (in his Poetics) chose this particular play as his prime example of tragedy, because Oedipus, though a king whose fate educes our awe, is enough like us, the audience, to evoke our pity as well.

    Bill Viola's unusual visions of the routine 2008

  • The smoking process further if educes the weight of the cheese by 10 per cent.

    Chapter 6 1989

  • The verses are expounded in order, and the author educes from them a series of general principles or observations, which he illustrates with tact and power.

    The Sermons of John Owen 1616-1683 1968

  • This modern Platonist, beginning with sensation, evolves his philosophy from within, -- from the finite mind; whereas human history can only be explained in the light of revelation, which gives to humanity faith, but which educes all science from the infinite -- the mind of God.

    English Literature, Considered as an Interpreter of English History Designed as a Manual of Instruction Henry Coppee

  • Carlyle sees in the life of a man his actions, associations, aspirations, disappointments, successes, what deep principles swayed him, what noble or ignoble nature provided his impulses, and wrought his manhood: Emerson tests him by the great problems of the universe, as he understands them, and educes from their application to certain circumstances the character of the man.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 1, January 1862 Devoted to Literature and National Policy Various

  • The Government which, out of civil war and chaotic strife, brings such advantages -- out of calamity and danger educes such blessings of security and progress will be entitled to the unbounded gratitude of those who will be the chief gainers by its policy.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 3 No 2, February 1863 Devoted To Literature And National Policy Various

  • It educes all the latent strength and virtue in a man (although it is hard on those at home, for when he wins back at supper time there is left in him very little of what the ladies so quaintly call "soul").

    Plum Pudding Of Divers Ingredients, Discreetly Blended & Seasoned Christopher Morley 1923

  • The action, or causality, of the efficient cause is conceived as one which educes the actuality of the effect from its potentiality.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux 1840-1916 1913


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