English Vocabulary : Word of the Day illicit
illicit – अनुचित, अवैध, गैरकानूनी, नाजायज, ग़ैरकानूनी |
against the law, against the rules, clandestine, criminal, felonious, forbidden, illegal, illegitimate, impermissible, lawbreaking, outlawed, prohibited, unacceptable, unauthorized, unlawful, unsanctioned.
above board, legal, licit.
illicit in a sentence:
- Illicit liquor factory unearthed in UP.
- The announcement comes after French prosecutors confirmed their suspicions that the illicit payment was made to a secret account.
- During the last six years, the illicit segment has grown by 43 per cent and the tax-paid cigarette volume has declined by 11 per cent.
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning:
- illicit = ill + city (doing ill to city -> illicit drugs)