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Synonyms and Antonyms of licit

  1. permitted by law <law enforcement agencies are demanding stricter regulation of the sale of licit medications that can later be used in the home manufacture of illicit drugs> Synonyms lawful, legit [slang], legitimate, legalRelated Words allowable, authorized, noncriminal, permissible; justifiable, warrantable; constitutional; de jure, regulation, statutory; good, innocent, just, proper, rightNear Antonyms bad, corrupt, evil, immoral, iniquitous, reprobate, sinful, wicked, wrong; banned, criminal, forbidden, guilty, impermissible, outlawed, prohibited, unauthorized, unjust; under-the-counter, under-the-table; nonconstitutional, unconstitutionalAntonyms illegal, illegitimate, illicit, lawless, unlawful, wrongful

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