Criminal and prohibition

illicit
(adj)
ill-ISS-it
Meaning

illegal; illegitimate

1st Sample Sentence

It was a great sorrow to him when his son, on whom he had set great hopes, dropped out of university and sank into poverty and addiction to illicit drugs.

Root

in (not, opposite of)#licere (to be allowed) (Latin)

Mnemonics

ill+cit (y) = If you want to do any ill to a city, thats ILLEGAL illicit- Black list. organizations indulging in Illicit trades are Black listed by government.

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