Thesaurus / explicit
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
The voice was explicit about what it would do to the Mekinese-occupied areas of Garen if the battleship fled.
TALENTS, INCORPORATEDWILLIAM FITZGERALD JENKINS
The promises made to believing prayer are explicit, numerous, and diversified.
Frederick, without giving an explicit reply, said that he would be very much obliged to him if he considered the matter.
SENTIMENTAL EDUCATION VOL 1GUSTAVE FLAUBERT
Really, I can't say, and I don't know that I've explicit authority for my statement.
A TRAVELER FROM ALTRURIA: ROMANCEWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
Speak for yourself, my child; it is necessary to be explicit.
But the explicit and rational investigation of the difference between αἰτία, ἀρχὴ, and πρόφασις was reserved for Polybius.
ESSAYS AND LECTURESOSCAR WILDE
The President's answer was dignified, but "brief and explicit."
MARTIN VAN BURENEDWARD M. SHEPARD
This is about the same recipe as M. Parloa's, but is not as explicit in detail.
THE WHITEHOUSE COOKBOOK (1887)MRS. F.L. GILLETTE
There is nothing to explain; it was an explicit promise, and we insist on its fulfilment.
A ROMANCE IN TRANSITFRANCIS LYNDE
It is quite true that there was no explicit bargain, but justice is independent of bargains.
WORDS RELATED TO EXPLICIT
- on the button
- on the money
- on the nose
- pro forma
- clear as a bell
- in evidence
- standing out
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