Thesaurus / illicit

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Antoine Freneau had grown really afraid to carry on his illicit trade after the capture of the Red Rover.

A Little Girl in Old St. LouisAmanda Minnie Douglas

In order to put a check on illicit removal, all passengers now leaving the Union are searched before they board their ships.

An African AdventureIsaac F. Marcosson

The illicit means employed in discriminative underselling are chiefly extortion and deception.

Distributive JusticeJohn A. (John Augustine) Ryan

It would hurt his feelings to accuse a brother-clerk of being an illicit trader.

A Dash from Diamond CityGeorge Manville Fenn

Illicit hollands, schiedam, and indeed smuggling in general; excused as a matter of moonshine.

The Sailor's Word-BookWilliam Henry Smyth

But the panic of 1837 brought both legitimate and illicit real-estate traffic to a close with a crash.

His house was really a place of illicit meeting, and the soothsaying was often but an excuse for going there.

All such toyings with illicit ideas are construed as attentats against democracy, which, in a sense, perhaps they are.

In Defense of WomenH. L. Mencken

The illicit exercise, the slyer art, and the larger triumph, filled him with chuckles and winks.

He then enumerates particular instances of glaring acts of "grafting" and illicit trading.

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