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.

  • The second-place ad-- One Night Stand, Two Weeks Later --evokes a 1940s black-and-white Hollywood melodrama about the wages of illicit love.

  • "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.

  • Flirt (Gk. phlért ) is no longer a person who indulges in harmless dalliance but a lover, male or female or the love affair itself (more often than not, illicit); hula hoop means leotards; nylon is the transparent kind of plastic; shocking, used as a plural noun (Gk. sókin ), means off-color or risqué stories; and Texas , as in the sentence, It has become texas, means out of control, maniacally chaotic and violent (though this may be an idiosyncratic use by a small group of people).

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


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