ILLICIT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ILLICIT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  illegal; unlawful; not authorized or permitted
Classic Sentence:
1  As is indeed not unfrequent with women of unimpeachable virtue, weary of the monotony of respectable existence, at a distance she not only excused illicit love, she positively envied it.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 6: Chapter 20
2  This she did to escape the penitentiary and continued her illicit relation undisturbed.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Context  Highlight   In III
3  Upon that the disillusioned suitor would fly out upon the new order of things brought about by the inquiry into illicit fees, and curse both the tchinovniks and their uppish, insolent behaviour.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER XI
Example Sentence:
1  Some earned a living in illicit trafficking, from smuggling to prostitution, but others had been educated in France and had fortunes, lands, and slaves.
2  Authorities, however, are concerned that anonymous transactions conducted online are providing an avenue for illicit and criminal activities.