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synonyms for unlawfully

  • illicitly
  • unjustifiably
  • unjustly
  • wrongly
  • illegitimately
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antonyms for unlawfully

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  • justly
  • rightly
  • lawfully
  • legally
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How to use unlawfully in a sentence

In one of the cases a married woman was properly indicted for unlawfully selling intoxicating liquors.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
The law punishes false imprisonment as a crime; the person unlawfully imprisoned also has a civil action for damages.
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Yet, after all his boasting and threats, the value of the powder thus unlawfully seized was restored to the colony.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
He finished by giving him a bag containing one hundred and thirty francs, the amount of the sum unlawfully dissipated.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. VII, DECEMBER 1850, VOL. IIVARIOUS
He was charged with having permitted by his carelessness the Peruvian uprising and having unlawfully taken the life of Almagro.
SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
That some person on the boat unlawfully killed Jefferson Beard.
THE EVERETT MASSACREWALKER C. SMITH
Having unlawfully seized the Marshal de Séverac, he exacted from him the cession of all his goods and then had him strangled.
THE LIFE OF JOAN OF ARC, VOL. 1 AND 2 (OF 2)ANATOLE FRANCE
I am to ask you if this portrait of the person he suspects of unlawfully entering his room is like the man you saw there?'
A LAODICEANTHOMAS HARDY
If Abimelech had scrupled to give it, he would have used the law unlawfully.
SERMONS PREACHED AT BRIGHTONFREDERICK W. ROBERTSON
Miss Ruth, a large part of your fortune is gone, used unlawfully by this man.
THE CLIMBERSCLYDE FITCH
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WORDS RELATED TO UNLAWFULLY

  • erroneously
  • groundlessly
  • illegally
  • indefensibly
  • inexcusably
  • unlawfully
  • wrongly
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