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tacit
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

2 uses
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Definition
implied or understood, but not expressed directly
  • Jem went in grinning, and Calpurnia nodded tacit consent to having Dill in to supper.
    p. 278.3
tacit = implied, but not said aloud
  • Our tacit treaty with Miss Maudie was that we could play on her lawn, eat her scuppernongs if we didn't jump on the arbor, and explore her vast back lot, terms so generous we seldom spoke to her, so careful were we to preserve the delicate balance of our relationship, but Jem and Dill drove me closer to her with their behavior.
    p. 56.1
tacit = implied or understood, but not expressed directly
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