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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Obtained illegally or by improper means.

Usage examples (29)
  • Consider the ill-gotten wealth of "Dr. Demonicus."
  • One who hates ill-gotten gain will have long days.
  • The source of her wealth, well or ill-gotten, is exhausted forever.
  • When pained souls are not cared for, loves seek ill-gotten requital. for more
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