Explicitly Ex*plic"it*ly, adv. In an explicit manner; clearly; plainly; without disguise or reservation of meaning; not by inference or implication; as, he explicitly avows his intention. [1913 Webster]

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  • explicitly — ex·plic·it·ly …   English syllables