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The Scarlet Letter
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  • 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.

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as in: not explicitly but implicitly Define
implied though not directly expressed
as in: implicit problem with the design Define
exists as an inseparable part or characteristic
as in: I trust her implicitly. Define
complete (without any doubts)
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