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Sample sentences for the GRE study word tacit

tacit can be used as a adj

1.With Nature's calm content, with tacit huge delight. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.By tacit consent, all mention of the tragedy was barred. - from The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
3.The blush that rose to my own cheeks somehow set us both at ease, for it was a tacit answer to her own. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
4.By some tacit consent, throughout the voyage little or no allusion was made to it, especially by the mates. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
5.Jean Valjean had tacitly accepted Cosette's tacit consent. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
6.Power is the collective will of the people transferred, by expressed or tacit consent, to their chosen rulers. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
7.Like washable beaver hats that improve with rain, his nerves were rendered stouter and more vigorous, by showers of tears, which, being tokens of weakness, and so far tacit admissions of his own power, pleased and exalted him. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
8.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. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
9.Two men who have a secret in common, and who, by a sort of tacit agreement, exchange not a word on the subject, are less rare than is commonly supposed. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

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