Implicitly explicit

implicit
(adj)
im-PLISS-it
Meaning

understood but not stated; not explicit

1st Sample Sentence

The sales clerk asked him "May I help you with something?", but implicit in that question was a warning that she was watching him.

Root

in (into, in, on, upon)#plicare (to lay, fold, twist) (Latin)

Synonyms

cryptic, implicit, subliminal

Antonyms

blatant

Mnemonics

impli+cit--- tacit (CIT) means understand without being expressed so IMPLICIT means implied without directly expressed

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