A ho-ho joke can disrupt, as much as, say, images of explicit sex.
And Romney as Remainderman is not a function of mere circumstance, but an artifact of explicit calculation.
The southern soul singer Theodis Ealey offers an explicit take on the sexual advice school of R&B crooning.
Rowling is careful, explicit even, to note that this woman was not “the real Dolores Umbridge.”
According to Focus on the Family, the ad will not feature any explicit political message.
And somehow the tone had more tenderness in it, though it was so explicit. '
Your father has told me all about you, and given me explicit instructions to make a man of you.
That she should be thus compelled to be explicit was more than Lady Pelham's temper could endure.
The warning was explicit enough—the Tatums would shoot on sight.
It often exists, implicit or explicit, in that part of the verse which sings because it must and for sheer love of itself.
c.1600, from French explicite, from Latin explicitus "unobstructed," variant past participle of explicare "unfold, unravel, explain," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + plicare "to fold" (see ply (v.1)).
"Explicitus" was written at the end of medieval books, originally short for explicitus est liber "the book is unrolled." As a euphemism for "pornographic" it dates from 1971.