tacitly

All Adverb
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  • They are not always read, but they tacitly take their place among us. Cited from Our Village, by Mary Russell Mitford
  • Before they reached Rome this young man was tacitly of their party. Cited from The Country of the Blind, And Other Stories, by H. G. Wells
  • He might have recovered, but he seemed as if he tacitly refused to live. Cited from The Parisians, by E. B. Lytton, Book 2
  • They tacitly accepted the fact that pleasure had not called them together. Cited from Winning of Barbara Worth, by Harold B Wrigh
  • Either people care nothing about it, or tacitly suppose it to be but his duty. Cited from My Novel, by E. B. Lytton, Book 2
  • Tacitly, but completely, everything of the sort was dropped out of their relationship. Cited from Love Eternal, by H. Rider Haggard
  • It was as if they had tacitly agreed to take their different provinces. Cited from Little Dorrit, by Charles Dickens
  • She tacitly assumed that her father would look after him. Cited from Marcella, by Mrs. Humphry Ward [AKA: Mary Augusta Arnold Ward]
  • For the rest of the day she tacitly led the knight- at-arms in the way he should go. Cited from The Forest Lovers, by Maurice Hewlett
  • One can always tacitly pray of it what one wants, and let the rest pass. Cited from On the Old Road, Vol. 2 (of 2), by John Ruskin
  • The two ministers had tacitly agreed to follow lines which apparently could not cross. Cited from The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783, Alfred Thayer Mahan
  • And all the while David had once more tacitly given up the attempt either to love her or to control her. Cited from The History of David Grieve, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Had he not tacitly distrusted men and women always from his youth up? Cited from Prisoners, by Mary Cholmondeley
  • She understood the letter perfectly -- what it offered, and what it tacitly refused. Cited from Lady Rose's Daughter, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • But he could not tell because it had been tacitly agreed with his wife that he should not tell in her absence. Cited from Mr. Prohack, by E. Arnold Bennett
  • He tacitly demanded and accepted her admiration instead of giving her his. Cited from Bella Donna, by Robert Hichens
  • This approach has tacitly been taken for granted in this article.
  • So he and I tacitly agreed to hush the matter up between us. Cited from The English Governess At The Siamese Court
  • And instead she seemed tacitly to take the truth of all his accusations for granted. Cited from The Wharf by the Docks, by Florence Warden
  • Something which we had tacitly avoided had come suddenly into the open. Cited from Sight Unseen, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
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Meaning of tacitly

  • adverb In a tacit manner; by unexpressed agreement
    they are tacitly expected to work 10 hours a day