V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
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Definition: 1. illegal; 2. unacceptable by prevailing social standards or convention
Synonyms: illegal, unlawful, wrongful, unauthorized, forbidden, illegitimate
Antonyms: legal, legitimate, authorized
Tips: Illicit is a more sophisticated way of saying "illegal." Illicit can also be used to describe anything that is not approved by society, like an "illicit affair." Note: Do NOT confuse illicit with its homonym elicit, which means to derive or deduce meaning or evoke emotion.
The illicit manufacturing of counterfeit merchandise oversees has been a problem for many American companies. (illegal, unauthorized)
Their illicit, back-door deals could land them all in jail. (illegal, unlawful)
The executives were arrested for embezzlement, insider-training, and other illicit activities. (illegal, unlawful)
The illicit affair caused both families a lot of heartache. (wrongful, illgetimate)
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