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Word: illicit

Definition: illegal


More Vocab Words

::: lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
::: extrapolation - projection; conjecture; V. extrapolate: infer (unknown information) from known information
::: miserly - stingy; mean
::: verbose - wordy; N. verbosity
::: nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
::: simper - smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly
::: effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
::: airy - of air; high in the air; lofty; immaterial; unreal
::: clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
::: impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment