Illicit in a sentence

Definition of Illicit

(law) Not approved by law, but not invalid. | Breaking social norms. | Unlawful.

How to use Illicit in a Sentence?

  • What was my astonishment to discover that I was in the midst of an illicit still!
  • It could have only penalized the use of programs such as DeCSS for an illicit purpose.
  • An illicit design was congenial with his character and congruous with those appearances already observed.
  • But the panic of 1837 brought both legitimate and illicit real-estate traffic to a close with a crash.
  • The entertainment was invented for assignations and imbroglios, mystifications and illicit love-making.
  • Not only was it one of the earliest groups, but the members took pains to widely distribute their illicit knowledge.
  • They were simply possessing themselves, in unorthodox fashion, of an illicit cargo that belonged to their leader.
  • He had come across the legend of an illicit passion and its punishment somewhere, and he set to work on the book of words.
  • A saint as regarded his own dealings with women, he viewed with peculiar aversion a priest addicted to illicit amours.
  • Eagerness for gain by men carrying on illicit trade caused its introduction with some goods from Dalmatia.
  • It was a heavenly change for those who were tired of cocktail parties, bridge-madness, illicit love-making.
  • However, if they cut down the digital fence to make illicit copies, both the cutting and the copying would be illegal.
  • A man having illicit relations with a slave woman, not his own, is subjected to a heavy fine or a term of servitude.
  • I scarcely know how to repel the charge of illicit conduct, and to depict the exact species of intercourse subsisting between us.
  • A new technology is introduced that increases the size of your market and decreases your costs dramatically, but also increases illicit copying.
  • The software industry will present studies showing, for example, that it has lost billions of dollars because of illicit copying.
  • Therefore we must meet the greater danger of illicit copying with more expansive rights, harsher penalties, and expanded protections.
  • The correspondence, of the manufacturing towns, it appeared, was carried on almost entirely in private and illicit channels.
  • Finally, their advertising-supported system clearly profited by high-intensity use, which they knew was driven in the most part by illicit copying.
  • The men who distil liquors are, for the most part, unscrupulous; and the higher the tax, the more inducement to illicit distillation.
  • We must strengthen the rights, lengthen the term of the rights, increase the penalties, and make noncommercial illicit copying a crime.
  • Action having been brought the court decided that the defence of a lady being never illicit the knight should be rehabilitated in favor and reinstated in grace.
  • After that humiliating bust, Prophet had gotten rid of most of his tonnage of illicit phreak and hacker data, and had tried to go straight.
  • The argument so often heard against stopping licences is that then more illicit drinking will ensue, but this does not convince me that the redundant licences should be renewed.
  • Losses due to sharing that failed because of artificially erected legal barriers are every bit as real as losses that come about because of illicit copying.
  • These two vessels when fitted out sailed, under the supreme command of Harry Carter, on voyages of illicit merchandise.
  • Chauvelin, however, advised the French government of this illicit negotiation, and Maret was ordered to return.
  • Yet the thought did not disturb him so much as the strange, unpleasant, illicit atmosphere of the whole scene with the young people the night before.
  • They can use that control not merely to prevent illicit copying but to control and limit usage in ways that go far beyond their exclusive rights under copyright.

Short Example Sentence for Illicit

  • Disappointment is almost inherent in illicit love.
  • I will purge my house of illicit wealth.
  • Is this virtuous competitive imitation or illicit copying?
  • Want a schooner rigged out for illicit shell-hunting?
  • Hence there was both economy and convenience in the illicit arrangement.
  • The illicit was inseparably associated in his mind with vulgarity.
  • It would cut down on spam, viruses, and illicit peer-to-peer file sharing.
  • You favour illicit love, unpunished crimes, acts of violence, and foul deeds.
  • But, like most hackers, Prophet was a pack-rat for illicit data.
  • In 1909, six illicit stills were seized on the Diomede Islands.
  • Prophet's illicit copy, at home on his own computer in Decatur, Georgia.

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