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Synonyms for illicitlyil·lic·it·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. illegitimately, illicitlyadverb

    in a manner disapproved or not allowed by custom

    "He acted illegitimately when he increased the rent fourfold"

    Synonyms:
    out of wedlock, lawlessly, illegally, illegitimately

    Antonyms:
    legitimately, lawfully, licitly

  2. illegally, illicitly, lawlesslyadverb

    in an illegal manner

    "they dumped the waste illegally"

    Synonyms:
    lawlessly, illegally, illegitimately

    Antonyms:
    lawfully, licitly, legitimately

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "illicitly":

    unlawfully, illegally, wrongfully

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How to use illicitly in a sentence?

  1. The United:

    Our information suggests that between January 1 and May 30 of 2018, DPRK (North Korean) tankers have called in port in the DPRK at least 89 times likely to deliver refined petroleum products illicitly procured via STS (ship-to-ship) transfers.

  2. Lindsay LaSalle:

    Almost all of the increases in overdose deaths are attributed to illicitly manufactured fentanyl, not pharmaceutical fentanyl that has been misused or diverted. And we know that because the number of prescriptions for pharmaceutical fentanyl has remained relatively stable over the past decade, whereas seizures of illicitly manufactured fentanyl has skyrocketed, so it really is due to illicitly manufactured fentanyl that is entering the market and that is essentially being mixed with heroin so that Lindsay LaSalle have an adulterated product that people aren't aware of, so their risk of overdose increases substantially.

  3. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    It does not roll back Iran's nuclear program. It keeps a vast nuclear infrastructure in place. Not a single centrifuge is destroyed. Not a single nuclear facility is shut down, including the underground facilities that they built illicitly. Thousands of centrifuges will keep spinning, enriching uranium, that's a very bad deal.

  4. Mike Kelly:

    The surgeon general reframed the discussion [ about the opioid crisis ] to everyone who is at risk, not just people illicitly using drugs, he did n’t just talk about heroin, he talked about the use of opioids for chronic pain. Many of those prescriptions are at doses where patients are at risk.

  5. Parker Conrad:

    We lived illicitly in this retirement community for six months, which was the worst six months of my life, every time you drove in, you had to check in with a security guard, and we would say we were there to visit Mike’s grandparents. The downstairs neighbors were very nice and gracious and didn’t tattle on us, although they easily could have, and the security guards just rolled their eyes.

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