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Answer for the clue "Leaving no room for doubt ", 8 letters:
explicit

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Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1610s, "open to the understanding, not obscure or ambiguous," 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)). As ...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
a. 1 Very specific, clear, or detailed. 2 (context euphemism English) Containing material (e.g. language or film footage) that might be deemed offensive or graphic. 3 (context obsolete English) (non-gloss definition: Used at the conclusion of a book to ...

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Explicit (from Latin explicare , "to unfold" and thus also make visible) can mean: Sexually explicit , content that might be deemed offensive or graphic Explicit knowledge , knowledge that can be readily articulated, codified, and can be easily transmitted ...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Explicit \Ex*plic"it\, a. [L. explicitus; p. p. of explicare to unfold: cf. F. explicite. See Explicate , Exploit .] Not implied merely, or conveyed by implication; distinctly stated; plain in language; open to the understanding; clear; not obscure or ambiguous; ...

Usage examples of explicit.

Villiers, the leader of the anti-cornlaw party in the commons, demanded final and explicit explanations from the government, alleging that distrust and alarm filled the country.

The tapes from Allure were as explicit as anything shown on Ninth Avenue in New York, or Zeedijk Street in Amsterdam, or the Peeperbahn in Hamburg.

He has misunderstood because his mind was not prepared by making the proper apperceiving ideas explicit.

We have no direct, explicit attestations to guide us, so I saved this problem for the end.

The expert opinion was more explicit at the next meeting, held the day of the Shaw-Gregory testimony and attended by those doctors, the wound ballistics experts, Specter, McCloy, and others.

In the case of Alana Bassin, cited previously, the identification is quite explicit.

Alan guessed that Bonner had given the boy a ticket with explicit instructions in the newspaper he had dropped on the cafe table, probably for a flight that would board immediately so that any pursuers would be blocked-as Alan was--by the complexity of the terminal.

And this consideration, perhaps it was, which prevented Captain Blifil from being more explicit with Mrs.

The thoracotomy which had gone to theatre two days earlier was showing signs of congestion, so Eugenia sent for Harry and he in turn went away to fetch Mr Grenfell, who came unhurriedly, examined his patient, wrote up fresh instructions and asked that the physiotherapist should be sent for so that he might give explicit instructions about essential breathing exercises.

Indeed, the very process of moving away from the initial procedure of prepublication censorship had involved the explicit stigmatization of the left as the new enemy of democracy.

It looks at how we acquire the knowledge that lets us productively and pleasurably navigate malls that offer few explicit directions.

We have, then, to face on the one hand the authority of all writers about the Sacro Monte, and on the other, the exceedingly explicit claim made by Rossetti himself in the inscription given above.

It also appears, in the next place, from numerous explicit passages, that the New Testament authors, in common with their countrymen, supposed the souls of the departed to be gathered and tarrying in what the Church calls the intermediate state, the obscure under world.

He insinuates into his visualizable descriptions crucial elements not made explicit in his narrative.

Again and again have the most explicit statements been made by the most competent persons of the utter failure of all their trials, and there were the same abundant explanations offered as used to be for the Unguentum Armarium arid the Metallic Tractors.