illicit

  • 21illicit — /ɪ lɪsɪt/ adjective not legal or not permitted ● the illicit sale of alcohol ● trade in illicit alcohol …

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  • 22illicit — /alisat/ Not permitted or allowed; prohibited; unlawful; as an illicit trade; illicit intercourse …

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  • 23illicit — /alisat/ Not permitted or allowed; prohibited; unlawful; as an illicit trade; illicit intercourse …

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  • 24illicit — adjective /ɪˈlɪsɪt/ a) Lacking licitness, but not invalid. The bigamous marriage, while illicit, was not invalid. b) Breaking social norms. Syn: criminal, illegal, illegitimate …

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  • 25illicit — See illicit, licit, elicit …

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  • 26illicit — adj. Illicit is used with these nouns: ↑affair, ↑cigarette, ↑drug, ↑economy, ↑narcotic, ↑sex, ↑substance, ↑trade, ↑use …

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  • 27illicit — adjective forbidden by law, rules, or custom. Derivatives illicitly adverb illicitness noun Origin C16: from Fr., or from L. illicitus, from in not + licitus (see licit). Usage On the distinctions between illicit, illegal, and …

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  • 28illicit —   Kū ole i ke kānāwai. Illicit cohabitation, moekolohe.    ♦ To live together illicitly, nohona āpono ole ia, noho kāpae …

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  • 29illicit — adj. unlawful, forbidden (illicit dealings). Derivatives: illicitly adv. illicitness n …

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  • 30illicit — adjective Etymology: Latin illicitus, from in + licitus lawful more at licit Date: 1506 not permitted ; unlawful • illicitly adverb …

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  • 31illicit — illicitly, adv. illicitness, n. /i lis it/, adj. 1. not legally permitted or authorized; unlicensed; unlawful. 2. disapproved of or not permitted for moral or ethical reasons. [1645 55; < L illicitus. See IL 2, LICIT] Syn. 1. illegitimate,&#8230; …

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  • 32illicit — Synonyms and related words: actionable, adulterous, against the law, anarchic, anarchistic, anomic, back door, banned, barred, black market, bootleg, chargeable, clandestine, contraband, contrary to law, criminal, extramarital, felonious, flawed …

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  • 33illicit — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. illegal (see illegality); clandestine, secret. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. unlawful, prohibited, unauthorized, improper; see adulterous , illegal , wrong 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a.&#8230; …

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  • 34illicit — see LEISURE …

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  • 35illicit — elicit …

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  • 36illicit — il·lic·it || ɪ lɪsɪt adj. forbidden, against the rules, unlawful …

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  • 37illicit — a. 1. Unlawful, illegal, illegitimate, unauthorized, unlegalized, unlicensed. 2. Improper, forbidden, wrong, guilty, criminal …

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  • 38illicit — adj backdoor, furtive, secret, secretive, sneaky, underhanded, underhand; unauthorized, unlicensed, unlawful, illegal. See illegal …

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  • 39illicit — il·licit …

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  • 40illicit — adjective Syn: illegal, unlawful, criminal, outlawed, banned, forbidden, prohibited, proscribed, unlicensed, unauthorized, improper, disapproved of Ant: legal, approved …

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