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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Sanctioned by custom or morality adj. - Authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law.

Usage examples (25)
  • Their country has floated a proposal to make the licit trade in arms more open, accountable and responsible on a world-wide level.
  • A wife's licit love
  • Hearing boys shouting and F'licit's steam-whistle shrieks, he had dropped the rail he was holding and rushed down the hill, thinking that she was being tormented.
  • Dervishes will consider it licit to shed thy blood for more
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