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illicit

  
  
An illicit activity or substance is not allowed by law or the social customs of a country.      adj   usu ADJ n  
Dante clearly condemns illicit love.     
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illicit

  
1    black-market, bootleg, contraband, criminal, felonious, illegal, illegitimate, off limits, prohibited, unauthorized, unlawful, unlicensed  
2    clandestine, forbidden, furtive, guilty, immoral, improper, wrong  
  
Antonyms     
   above-board, lawful, legal, legitimate, licit, permissible, proper  

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