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without question or doubt
  • His gestures, his gait, his grizzled beard, his slightest and most indifferent acts, the very fashion of his garments, were odious in the clergyman's sight; a token implicitly to be relied on of a deeper antipathy in the breast of the latter than he was willing to acknowledge to himself.
    Chapter 11 -- The Interior of a Heart (20% in)
implicitly = without doubt

(editor's note:  The narrator knows with certainty that Dimmesdale's distaste for Chillingworth is based upon a well-founded antipathy, but Dimmesdale does not know it.)
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