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ill-got·ten

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  1. dirty, ill-gottenadjective

    obtained illegally or by improper means

    "dirty money"; "ill-gotten gains"

    Synonyms:
    soiled, unsporting, unsportsmanlike, lousy, dingy, filthy, cheating(a), unclean, pestiferous, marked-up, foul, contaminating, sordid, dirty, muddy, muddied

    Antonyms:
    legal

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#4328dirty
#9718foul
#18321muddy
#19359filthy
#24941lousy
#35691soiled
#37000unclean
#47520sordid
#58167contaminating
#58318dingy
#104208unsportsmanlike
#135003muddied
#190598unsporting

How to use ill-gotten in a sentence?

  1. Mike Kenealy:

    These companies are often set up for ill-gotten gains and as vehicles of corruption, once the money starts moving, it gets laundered, converted and disappears without a trace.

  2. Martin Chaknueve:

    Two months back, every ordinary fever cases were Covid, Nowadays, every cases are Dengue. This is called peak level of fooling patients and stripping them of money by doctors. When these vultures doctors be raided of their ill-gotten money

  3. Nick Bitel:

    Cheats should not be permitted to keep their ill-gotten gains under any circumstances, to us, Rule 40 is a good rule.

  4. Sigal Mandelker:

    Corrupt officials callously enrich themselves at the expense of their fellow citizens and economic sanctions impose a serious cost to those individuals and limit their ability to enjoy their ill-gotten gains.

  5. Adam Meyers:

    There's a disproportionate amount of criminal gains they get from it, the lion's share of ill-gotten, fraudulent money is around these business email compromise attacks. It's a huge problem for our customer set.


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