Example sentences for: illicit

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

  • The CWC allows any member country to inspect any site--public or private--it suspects of producing illicit chemicals in another member country.

  • Glutamate induces the activation of plasma membrane influx channels, therefore its failure to illicit a calcium response shows that the external media contained low levels of free calcium.

  • "But the scandal in which M Strauss-Kahn is embroiled, the allegedly illegal use of MNEF, a student health insurance fund, to channel illicit funds to Socialist Party coffers, involves a host of M Jospin's close collaborators.

  • The article concludes that porn's popularity would diminish if it were less illicit.

  • Unlike the traditional Medellin and Cali cartels, these traffickers maintain a low profile, do not commit terrorist acts, are tech-savvy, and reduce their organizational structure by merging licit and illicit business and by hiring outside smugglers on a per-job basis.


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