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tacit
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Moby Dick
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  • By some tacit consent, throughout the voyage little or no allusion was made to it, especially by the mates.
  • But in his joy at the enchanted, tacit acquiescence of the mate, Ahab did not hear his foreboding invocation; nor yet the low laugh from the hold; nor yet the presaging vibrations of the winds in the cordage; nor yet the hollow flap of the sails against the masts, as for a moment their hearts sank in.

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  • There was a tacit understanding that Jessica would play good cop and Tyler would play bad cop.
  • We have a tacit agreement.

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