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  • And now I must be explicit, for this that follows—unless his explanation is to be accepted—is an absolutely unaccountable thing.
  • I thought I heard something stir inside—to be explicit, I thought I heard a sound like a chuckle—but I must have been mistaken.

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as in: explicit instructions Define
precise and clear so there is no confusion or doubt about what was/is said
as in: explicit photos and pornography Define
expressing or displaying sexual activity or nudity in a manner that leaves little to the imagination
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