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Cuomo has in the past tacitly encouraged Republican control of the state senate in New York.

If you say nothing, you run the risk of seeming to tacitly agree that sending out personal photos from an active private life is totally OK.

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If Scarborough’s book answers one question tacitly, that is it.

Republicans largely ran attack ads accusing Democrats of defunding the police, or tacitly supporting violent protests and even riots in the wake of racial injustice protests in the summer.

Similarly, Facebook is a free, easy way to keep in touch with your friends, and those of us who use it have tacitly agreed to let the platform collect all kinds of information about us in exchange.

One expects that an ecstatically rendered sex scene would follow, but their first night together is only tacitly referenced.

With this new development, LEGO tacitly undermined its own claims to neutrality.

Cheney tacitly bashed Paul last month, saying an “increasing strain of isolationism” is taking over their party.

In short, everyone quickly and tacitly agreed that the whole situation could probably be summed up in a single word: racism.

Hiding a hotel bill from a romantic getaway by claiming it as a business expense is no longer tacitly accepted.

I had only to get rid of the contents of that bottle and let it be tacitly understood that the patient had taken his medicine.

Even although he had tacitly consented to Romanoff's proposal he saw no necessity for binding himself.

Every act of suicide tacitly conveys the sanction of one more judgment in its favour.

But when the food was before him, he addressed himself to it, tacitly rejecting all her attempts to whip up conversation.

M. Fauvel would make objections, for he had an affection for Prosper, and had tacitly approved of the match.


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On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tacitly, such as: softly, faintly, in a low voice, inaudibly, in a whisper, and in low tones.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.