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tacit - vocabulary

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adjective

Understood, without being expressed; implied, as in a tacit agreement; silent, as in a tacit partner.

In all conversation between two persons, tacit reference is made, as to a third party, to a common nature. That third party or common nature is not social; it is impersonal; is God.

—Ralph Waldo Emerson “The Over-Soul” Essays (1841)

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