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    #1

    educe versus develop

    What is the difference between educe and develop?

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    #2

    Re: educe versus develop

    The first dictionary I looked at told me that 'educe' is 'rare'.

    I'd never heard of it before and expect never to hear it again.

    Another link.

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    Re: educe versus develop

    How does it sound in this sentence to you?

    Lastly there is the element of paranoia educed by the fact that the people are watching you.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 05-Sep-2014 at 08:49. Reason: Deleting unnecessary quote.

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    #4

    Re: educe versus develop

    It sounds like the writer used the wrong word.

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    #5

    Re: educe versus develop

    I see. With what another word would you replace it? "Develop"?

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    #6

    Re: educe versus develop

    Quote Originally Posted by Kotfor View Post
    I see. With what other word would you replace it? "Develop"?
    No — not even 'developed'.

    'Caused' or 'brought about'.

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    #7

    Re: educe versus develop

    I am not a teacher.

    In the sentence in post #3 you could replace it by induced.

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