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Allusive vs. Implicit

Difference Between Allusive and Implicit

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Allusive

Containing or characterized by indirect references
An allusive speech.
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Implicit

Suggested though not directly expressed
Comments seen as implicit criticism of the policies
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Allusive

That contains or makes use of allusions (indirect references or hints)
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Implicit

Always to be found in; essentially connected with
The values implicit in the school ethos
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Allusive

Figurative; symbolical.
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Implicit

With no qualification or question; absolute
An implicit faith in God
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Allusive

Having reference to something not fully expressed; containing an allusion.
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Implicit

(of a function) not expressed directly in terms of independent variables.
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Allusive

Characterized by indirect references;
Allusive speech is characterized by allusions
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Implicit

Implied or understood though not directly expressed
An implicit agreement not to raise the touchy subject.
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Implicit

Contained in the nature of something though not readily apparent
"Frustration is implicit in any attempt to express the deepest self" (Patricia Hampl).
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Implicit

Having no doubts or reservations; unquestioning
Implicit trust.
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Implicit

Implied indirectly, without being directly expressed
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Implicit

Contained in the essential nature of something but not openly shown
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Implicit

Having no reservations or doubts; unquestioning or unconditional; usually said of faith or trust.
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Implicit

(obsolete) entangled, twisted together.
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Implicit

Infolded; entangled; complicated; involved.
In his woolly fleeceI cling implicit.
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Implicit

Tacitly comprised; fairly to be understood, though not expressed in words; implied; as, an implicit contract or agreement.
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Implicit

Resting on another; trusting in the word or authority of another, without doubt or reserve; unquestioning; complete; as, implicit confidence; implicit obedience.
Back again to implicit faith I fall.
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Implicit

Implied though not directly expressed; inherent in the nature of something;
An implicit agreement not to raise the subject
There was implicit criticism in his voice
Anger was implicit in the argument
The oak is implicit in the acorn
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Implicit

Being without doubt or reserve;
Implicit trust
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