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  • a  sanctioned by custom or morality especially sexual morality
    a wife's licit love
  • s  authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law

  • Cloistered in his Harvard office, he was busy turning out more Lost Positives: licit, iterate, fulgent, prentice, placable, delible, souciant, effable, vertently, fangled .
  • The implication, that there may be a brief period during which abortion is licit, is not new in the church, though it has been a minor refrain in Catholic theology and explicitly .
  • Thus, adds the encyclical, the church cannot "declare licit that which is not licit because of its intimate and immutable opposition to the real well-being of mankind.
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  • Analysis: Colombias fight against the coca trade
    The Colombian government believes people should just say no to growing coca: those that do not, risk aerial spraying of their illicit crop with powerful pesticides, or manual destruction by work teams hired by private firms and supported by the security forces.
    Aug. 28, 2013 - IRIN

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