Example sentences for: ill-gotten

How can you use “ill-gotten” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It is used by drugs traffickers, arms smugglers, and anyone else who needs to spend ill-gotten gains without arousing suspicion.

  • They ruled the seas, plundering ships at will, and then spent their ill-gotten gains in the bars and brothels of Nassau town, the main settlement.

  • The names of these correspondents are indexed, enabling potential book-buyers to confirm their immortality before sacrificing their ill-gotten gains.

  • But had Hamanaka been a bit more flexible and realistic, Sumitomo could have walked away from the copper market with modest losses offset by enormous, ill-gotten gains.

  • Interestingly, not all of the money laundered was ill-gotten, as is usually the case.


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