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implicit
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Moby Dick
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  • And though of all men the moody captain of the Pequod was the least given to that sort of shallowest assumption; and though the only homage he ever exacted, was implicit, instantaneous obedience; though he required no man to remove the shoes from his feet ere stepping upon the quarter-deck; and though there were times when, owing to peculiar circumstances connected with events hereafter to be detailed, he addressed them in unusual terms, whether of condescension or IN TERROREM, orů

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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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