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  1. black market(noun)

    people who engage in illicit trade

    Antonyms:
    legal

  2. black market(adj)

    an illegal market in which goods or currencies are bought and sold in violation of rationing or controls

    Antonyms:
    legal

  3. bootleg, black, black-market, contraband, smuggled(verb)

    distributed or sold illicitly

    "the black economy pays no taxes"

    Synonyms:
    pitch-dark, black-market, shameful, dim, blackened, inglorious, grim, calamitous, fatal, fateful, black, dark, sinister, opprobrious, bootleg, disgraceful, smutty, contraband, pitch-black, smuggled, ignominious, disastrous, bleak, mordant

    Antonyms:
    legal

  4. run, black market(verb)

    deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, range, run, guide, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, run for, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, melt

    Antonyms:
    legal

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