Implicitly Im*plic"it*ly, adv. 1. In an implicit manner; without reserve; with unreserved confidence. [1913 Webster]

Not to dispute the methods of his providence, but humbly and implicitly to acquiesce in and adore them. --Atterbury. [1913 Webster]

2. By implication; impliedly; as, to deny the providence of God is implicitly to deny his existence. --Bentley. [1913 Webster]

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