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Oika Shipping Company claims all cargo absolutely licit and not aware of any officer or crew problems.
Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  approved by custom, morality, or law
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licit licitly
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Word Mastery:  "Licit" is most often seen in the context of "licit" (legal) and "illicit" (illegal) drugs.
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  • Oika Shipping Company claims all cargo absolutely licit and not aware of any officer or crew problems.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • To the vice of luxury was she so abandoned that lust she made licit in her law, to take away the blame she had incurred.
    Dante Alighieri  --  Dante’s Inferno
  • He had no idea if what he had seen was licit or illicit, and by the time he had walked another two or three blocks, he no longer cared.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • a wife’s licit love
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Associated words [difficulty]:   licit [9]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Philosophy, Logic & Reasoning, Law
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