What is another word for illicitly?

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[ ɪlˈɪsɪtli], [ ɪlˈɪsɪtli], [ ɪ_l_ˈɪ_s_ɪ_t_l_i]

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How to use "Illicitly" in context?

What does illicit mean? In legal jargon, "illicit" refers to something that is not sanctioned by law. This includes any activity that is illegal under federal, state, or local statutes. Illicit activities can take many forms, including (but not limited to) prostitution, drug trafficking, corruption, and fraud.

Some people use the term "illicit" to refer to anything that is not in accordance with their personal or cultural values. For example, Cat Stevens' song "Wild World" includes the lines "I smuggled in a bag of weed across the border.

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