Etymology: First attested w:1609, 1609, from explicite, from explicitus, past participle of explicÄre "to unfold," from ex-, "out" + plicare, "to fold." Pornographic sense is from w:1971, 1971.
- very specific, clear, or detailed
- I gave instructions for him to stay here, but he followed me, anyway.
- containing material (e.g. language or film footage) that might be deemed offensive or graphic
- The film had several scenes including language and sex.
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