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illicit

i li suht

  • a  contrary to accepted morality (especially sexual morality) or convention
    an illicit association with his secretary
  • s  contrary to or forbidden by law
    illicit trade

  • The illicit trade of bootlegging carried on right under the eyes of the authorities till the hooch tragedy struck and the trade came out in the open.
  • Letourneau's beauty and struggles with manic depression made her illicit affair the fodder of tabloids and women's magazines around the world.
  • But Bureau 39 also houses another, shadowy directorate that oversees illicit enterprises ranging from drug trafficking to money laundering, claim a dozen current and former .
News & Articles

  • Alleged madam arrested in Ballardvale; Sting operation shuts down illicit massage parlor
    An illicit massage parlor shut down in Ballardvale last week may have had ties to another location shuttered by Danvers police recently. Andover police conducted a sting operation at 195 Andover St., Unit 2, on Wednesday, June 5, after receiving repo
    June 13, 2013 - The Andover Townsman
  • Grant augments suicide prevention efforts
    GARDNER - Illicit drug use, alcohol abuse and unemployment all play a role in Gardner's high suicide rate, but steps are being taken to try to deal with the problem.
    June 13, 2013 - Worcester Telegram & Gazette
  • RI Senate to vote on broad synthetic drug ban
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — In an attempt to stay ahead of illicit drug chemists, the Rhode Island Senate is set to vote on a proposal to broadly ban synthetic recreational chemicals sold as fake marijuana and bath salts.        
    June 12, 2013 - Boston Globe

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