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See definition of illicitly on Dictionary.com
  • as inunder the counter
  • as inunlawfully

synonyms for illicitly

  • bootleg
  • under the table
  • unjustifiably
  • unjustly
  • wrongly
  • illegitimately

antonyms for illicitly

MOST RELEVANT
  • aboveboard
  • justly
  • rightly
  • lawfully
  • legally
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How to use illicitly in a sentence

Tillis and Cunningham had been locked in a tight race, but the Democrat had to answer in the campaign’s final weeks for illicit texts to a woman not his wife and revelations of infidelity.
SENATORS ELECT MCCONNELL, SCHUMER AS LEADERS IN NEXT CONGRESS, BUT MAJORITY STILL TO BE DECIDEDFELICIA SONMEZNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
A 2017 report by the Global Drug Survey found that magic mushrooms were less likely to send users to the emergency room than any other illicit drug.
OREGON JUST VOTED TO LEGALIZE MAGIC MUSHROOMS. HERE’S WHAT THAT ACTUALLY MEANS.RACHEL FELTMANNOVEMBER 5, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
High despair scores predicted illicit drug abuse and suicidal thoughts and behaviors regardless of whether 25- to 30-year-olds qualified as depressed.
‘DEATHS OF DESPAIR’ ARE RISING. IT’S TIME TO DEFINE DESPAIRBRUCE BOWERNOVEMBER 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
You have this great chapter in the book where you talk about working with a digital forensics expert to find information hidden on the work computer of an employee suspected of illicit activity.
A JOURNALIST-TURNED-DETECTIVE ON HOW CORPORATE AMERICA DEPENDS ON PRIVATE SLEUTHSJEREMY KAHNOCTOBER 31, 2020FORTUNE
A weakened reward circuitry could be a cause of depression, which would help explain why people with depression may self-medicate by taking illicit drugs that boost dopamine.
THE EPIGENETIC SECRETS BEHIND DOPAMINE, DRUG ADDICTION AND DEPRESSIONR. DOUGLAS FIELDSOCTOBER 27, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Not 24 hours later, both candidates’ lives — and possibly the fate of the upper chamber — were upended, as Tillis tested positive for the novel coronavirus and Cunningham acknowledged sending illicit texts to a woman who is not his wife.
A COVID-19 DIAGNOSIS, TEXTS SUGGESTING INFIDELITY ROIL PIVOTAL N.C. SENATE RACEPAM KELLEY, RACHAEL BADE, PAUL KANEOCTOBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
KFC still has a few stray buffets, as well as an illicit one called Claudia Sanders Dinner House, which was opened by Colonel Sanders’ wife after he was forbidden from opening a competing fried chicken business after selling the company.
FAST-FOOD BUFFETS ARE A THING OF THE PAST. SOME DOUBT THEY EVER EVEN EXISTED.MM CARRIGANSEPTEMBER 29, 2020EATER
That’s because the trafficking of illicit fentanyl has recently shifted from China to Mexico.
THE OPIOID TRAGEDY, PART 1: “WE’VE ADDICTED AN ENTIRE GENERATION” (EP. 402)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJANUARY 16, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Jackson County has never had a feud; its chief lawlessness has been the promiscuous sale of whiskey, illicitly, of course.
KENTUCKY'S FAMOUS FEUDS AND TRAGEDIESCHAS. G MUTZENBERG
His conduct had been inspired by "power illicitly obtained."
THE LIFE OF JOHN MARSHALL VOLUME 3 OF 4ALBERT J. BEVERIDGE
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WORDS RELATED TO ILLICITLY

  • bootleg
  • illicitly
  • under the table
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.