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.
  • Under the name of anti-opium cure various remedies containing morphine in the form of powder, or of little pills, have been introduced, as well as the subcutaneous injection of the alkaloid, so that the use of morphine is increasing in China to an alarming extent, and considerable difficulty is experienced in controlling the illicit traffic in it, especially that sent through the post.
 

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