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extralegal

See definition of extralegal on Dictionary.com
  • as inillegal
  • as inoutlawed

synonyms for extralegal

  • banned
  • criminal
  • illegitimate
  • illicit
  • irregular
  • outlawed
  • prohibited
  • smuggled
  • unauthorized
  • unconstitutional
  • unlawful
  • unlicensed
  • unwarranted
  • wrongful
  • actionable
  • black-market
  • bootleg
  • contraband
  • crooked
  • felonious
  • forbidden
  • heavy
  • hot
  • interdicted
  • lawless
  • not approved
  • not legal
  • outside the law
  • proscribed
  • prosecutable
  • racket
  • shady
  • sub-rosa
  • taboo
  • under-the-table
  • unofficial
  • unwarrantable
  • verboten
  • violating
  • wildcat

antonyms for extralegal

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  • authorized
  • blessed
  • ethical
  • good
  • justifiable
  • lawful
  • legal
  • legitimate
  • moral
  • permitted
  • right
  • warranted
  • allowed
  • permissible
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How to use extralegal in a sentence

Mourning a friend who died a year earlier, the group attempts to finance a move to California through various extralegal schemes that bring them into unwitting conflict with other local posses.
73 GREAT THINGS WE READ, LISTENED TO OR WATCHED THIS YEARTIME STAFFDECEMBER 27, 2021TIME
Amy, the actress with deep connections in the industry, has seen actors get what they need through “friendly” doctors and extralegal means.
THE OPEN SECRET TO LOOKING LIKE A SUPERHEROALEX ABAD-SANTOSNOVEMBER 5, 2021VOX
The other front is outside the bounds of constitutional and democratic competition and into the realm of illegal or extralegal efforts to undermine the electoral process.
OUR CONSTITUTIONAL CRISIS IS ALREADY HEREROBERT KAGANSEPTEMBER 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Still mourning a friend who died a year earlier, the ad-hoc gang is saving to finance a move to California through various extralegal schemes whose immediate effect is to bring them into unwitting conflict with other local posses.
THE 5 BEST NEW TV SHOWS OUR CRITIC WATCHED IN AUGUST 2021JUDY BERMANAUGUST 31, 2021TIME
The government maintained its power for a time through extralegal acts, setting aside election results it did not like.
THE FRENCH REVOLUTION OFFERS A CRITICAL LESSON AS THE U.S. RETURNS TO NORMALCHRISTINE ADAMSMAY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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