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But humor and a tense, illicit love affair move this novel swiftly to its sad end.

To reconcile to the virtuous spectator this indecorum, most calamitous woes are first depicted as the consequence of illicit love.

Why not do as tens of thousands of others do, live in the condition of illicit love?

Abelard and Eloise, unhappy lovers, whose illicit love was succeeded by years of penitence and remorse.

She loved him as women love the child of an illicit love; obliged to suckle him, the duty never wearied her.

Even to-day the Karens believe that illicit love affairs bring a bad harvest to the guilty parties.

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On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to illicit love, such as: desired object, forbidden indulgence, golden apple, illegal indulgence, illegal pleasure, and immoral pleasure.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.