Definition of Illicitly

1. Adverb. In a manner disapproved or not allowed by custom. "He acted illegitimately when he increased the rent fourfold"

Exact synonyms: Illegitimately
Antonyms: Legitimately, Licitly
Partainyms: Illicit

2. Adverb. In an illegal manner. "They dumped the waste illegally"
Exact synonyms: Illegally, Lawlessly
Partainyms: Illegal, Illicit, Lawful
Antonyms: Lawfully

Definition of Illicitly

1. Adverb. In an illicit manner; illegally, immorally or inappropriately. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Illicitly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Illicitly

illiads
illiberal
illiberalism
illiberalisms
illiberalities
illiberality
illiberalize
illiberalized
illiberalizes
illiberalizing
illiberally
illiberalness
illiberalnesses
illicia
illicit
illicitly (current term)
illicitness
illicitous
illicium
illighten
illightened
illightening
illightens
illimitability
illimitable
illimitableness
illimitably
illimitation
illimited
illimitedness

Literary usage of Illicitly

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Works of Hannah More by Hannah More (1835)
"... real or imaginary, of to every lady to put some euch questions as the following to herself:—' By this gratifica tion, illicitly obtained ..."

2. A History of Slavery in Cuba, 1511 to 1868 by Hubert Hillary Suffern Aimes (1907)
"... Scarcity of Labour—Coolies—Colonos—Captures of illicitly Introduced Negroes—Change of World Sentiment— Final Suppression—A Transition to Free Labour. ..."

3. The Jamaica Movement: For Promoting the Enforcement of the Slave-trade by David Turnbull (1850)
"... and their descendants, illicitly introduced into their respective colonies and territories; and should they attempt to evade the demand, that measures ..."

4. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1890)
"One good effect of this timely publication of Mr. Blades will, we trust, lead to the recovery of some of these stolen or illicitly appropriated books. ..."

5. Notes and Commentaries on Chinese Criminal Law, and Cognate Topics: With by Ernest Alabaster, Chaloner Alabaster, China (1899)
"... official who issued the measures, and the artificers thereof, are liable to a penalty of seventy blows. MISCELLANEOUS illicitly quitting the country. ..."

6. Wharton's Law-lexicon: Forming an Epitome of the Law of England; and by John Jane Smith Wharton, John Mounteney Lely (1892)
"(The crime of forgery is when any one illicitly, to whom power has not been given for such purposes, has signed writs or charters with the king's seal, ..."

7. A biblical dictionary by James Austin Bastow (1868)
"... and Ju,W= Assyria, seem to determine «illicitly this region, if we accept the 1. This opinion, which represents 'lie ancient Eden as a very widely tx ..."

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