explicit & implicit

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explicit (ik SPLIS it)
Clearly stated; plain to see; readily observable: “The directions for making the cake were explicit.”
implicit (im PLIS it)
1. Suggested or to be understood though not plainly expressed; implied: “His commitment to his wife was implicit in all that he did.”
2. Without reservation or doubt; unquestioning, absolute: “The children responded with implicit cooperation during the fire drill.”
The explicit directions in the package left nothing implicit; so, there should be no difficulty in putting the toy together.

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