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synonyms for smuggling

  • trafficking
  • stealing
  • rum-running
  • running goods
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How to use smuggling in a sentence

He was smuggled into East Berlin while hidden inside a secret compartment of a camper van and later traveled to the Soviet Union.
GEORGE BLAKE, NOTORIOUS COLD WAR DOUBLE AGENT WHO HELPED SOVIETS, DIES AT 98TAYLOR SHAPIRODECEMBER 26, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Long was smuggled to the Thai coast by a trafficker who promised to get him a construction job, but the job never materialized.
THE NEW WAVE OF FISHLESS FISH IS HEREROWAN JACOBSENNOVEMBER 24, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Scammers told some targets that their names had surfaced in a drug-smuggling investigation and asked people to be at their homes in a few minutes because investigators needed to search them.
PHONY POLICE OFFICERS SCAM $1.5 MILLION FROM MARYLAND RESIDENTSDAN MORSEOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Officers were charged with smuggling drugs, stealing and using cocaine, and tipping off drug dealers.
HOW CRIMINAL COPS OFTEN AVOID JAILBY ANDREW FORD, ASBURY PARK PRESSSEPTEMBER 23, 2020PROPUBLICA
But I reckon the smuggling of Chinks into this section has been pretty well discouraged.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
The long line of frontier will render all your attempts to prevent this smuggling unavailing.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Something of it, I fear, must be imputed to the extraordinary profits of the smuggling which is carried on along the coast.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
The tobacco smuggling from Gibraltar keeps alive a lawless class which sinks easily into pure brigandage.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
This summary action would seem entirely unjustifiable, as smuggling is not a capital offence under any civilised law.
THE BELTED SEASARTHUR COLTON
Payment was no longer to be evaded so easily as in past times, and smuggling would be attended with greater risk.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SMUGGLING

  • bootlegging
  • counterfeiting
  • crime
  • dealing
  • goods
  • moonshine
  • piracy
  • plunder
  • poaching
  • rum-running
  • smuggling
  • stuff
  • swag
  • theft
  • trafficking
  • violation
  • wetbacking
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.