Sentence Examples


  • As a port it was notorious for its smuggling and illicit trade.
  • In the 18th century land grants and illicit trade led to serious disturbances.
  • There is no reason to credit the scandalous reports of an illicit attachment.
  • Illicit trade with Jamaica was the basis of local prosperity in the 18th century.
  • But now that the grandi were suppressed politically, the lowest classes came into prominence, "adventurers without sense or virtue and of no authority for the most part, who had usurped public offices by illicit and dishonest practices" (Matteo Villani, iv.
 

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