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Sample sentences for the GRE study word illicit

illicit can be used as a adj

1.As is indeed not unfrequent with women of unimpeachable virtue, weary of the monotony of respectable existence, at a distance she not only excused illicit love, she positively envied it. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
2.It represents a partially nude seorita, frail and lovely his wife, as he solemnly assured me, taken by him from nature, practising illicit intercourse with a muscular torero, evidently a blackguard. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
3.From this long- illicit union sprang the house of Beaufort -- that being the surname of the Duke's children by Katherine, after the name of the castle in Anjou Belfort, or Beaufort where they were born. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

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