Thesaurus / unlawfully

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I stole noiselessly away, feeling shocked and unhappy, lest I had unlawfully witnessed a soul pleading with God.

All the Days of My Life: An AutobiographyAmelia Edith Huddleston Barr

The central idea of withdrawing makes abstract in common speech a euphemism for appropriate (unlawfully), purloin, steal.

English Synonyms and AntonymsJames Champlin Fernald

You stand convicted of the offence of unlawfully tampering with the conscience of a prisoner of State!

Temporal PowerMarie Corelli

And there the King saw written, "An unlawfully married man."

Then, too, they had to proceed against Noddy Nixon, who had unlawfully taken their motorship.

And because he had not obtained them from a jeweller, did it follow that he had taken them unlawfully?

In the Roar of the SeaSabine Baring-Gould

Think not that it is unlawful to obey in every thing which is unlawfully commanded.

The Drapers have unlawfully solde these tenements and garden plots, and the poore be wronged.

And to see one man with an umbrella (brought on purpose, for it was a fine day) hoisting himself, unlawfully, from stair to stair!

Pictures from ItalyCharles Dickens

The foreigner vociferously claimed her; uttering execrations against all who unlawfully withheld her; or would abet her elopement.

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