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  • He knew that his tacit overture for peace had been accepted for the time at least. Cited from The Bars of Iron, by Ethel May Dell
  • If he was ill, everything -- all her humility and all his tacit authority-- must give way. Cited from The Forest Lovers, by Maurice Hewlett
  • Bartley looked up in surprise at this interpretation of his tacit wish to distinguish himself before her. Cited from A Modern Instance, by William Dean Howells
  • They found it worth their while since, without doing a stroke of work for them, he gave his tacit support to their most nefarious undertakings. Cited from South Wind, by Norman Douglas
  • My silence, however, seemed always to meet with his tacit approval; nor did he allow it to impede his conversational flow. Cited from Wolfville, by Alfred Henry Lewis
  • I liked him for his tacit sympathy, and better still for the amusing disappointment in his gallant, young face. Cited from Dead Men Tell No Tales, by E. W. Hornung
  • After months of bargaining the special prosecutor withdrew his tacit offer of immunity. Cited from Port O' Gold, by Louis John Stellman
  • For an instant the sense of his tacit connivance came to him sharply; the next, he flung it from him. Cited from The Masquerader, by Katherine Cecil Thurston
  • We have then His tacit sanction of them. Cited from The Life of the Waiting Soul, by R. E. Sanderson
  • These ended with his tacit admission of guilt regarding his role in the Watergate scandal.
  • I had never liked the man, and his tacit acknowledgment that he might incriminate himself made me eye him with shuddering distaste. Cited from The After House, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • However, his low approval ratings may also be attributable to his tacit support for his former adversary Yanukovych, between rounds one and two.
  • His wife and his mother indulged themselves in the same pleasing liberty of slaughter, sometimes obtaining his tacit consent to their proceedings, sometimes without consulting him. Cited from The Seven Great Monarchies, Vol 5. (of 7): Persia, by George Rawlinson
  • He lifted his glass as he spoke, and the ladies accepted with an inclination of the head, and a touch of the wine at their lips, his tacit toast. Cited from The Market-Place by Harold Frederic
  • Quiet Willy was never officially named in his appearances, his name being a fan coinage derived from his tacit nature and the name of the actor portraying him.
  • And his tacit refusal so to do, had assured her of what she had never doubted, that the murderer was safe from any impeachment of his. Cited from Mary Barton, by Elizabeth Gaskell
  • George Washington had been aware of the impressment and had given his tacit approval, as the Continental Army was struggling to keep going.
  • So far from repressing piracy, he encouraged it; and a fleet of one hundred and twenty prahus, with his tacit consent, actually put to sea. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 18, No. 110, December, 1866, by Various
  • Her husband had not been obliged to say anything to her; she yielded to the vague but clear pressure of his tacit intentions, and obeyed blindly. Cited from Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo
  • Although Hamid was never directly implicated in ordering the massacres, it is believed that they had his tacit approval.
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