Definition of 'ill-gotten'
Example sentences containing 'ill-gotten'
He barely managed to reveal the whereabouts of his ill-gotten gains before drifting into unconsciousness.AMAGANSETT (2004)
Nothing good comes of ill-gotten gains," was Nora Reeves's analysis, as she sponged whiskey onto scraped knees and elbows.THREE KINDS OF KISSING - SCOTTISH SHORT STORIES (2004)
It had been steadily gaining nutrients as his career developed, siphoning off its share of each ill-gotten gain.PROSPECT HILL (2004)
WATER TRILOGY # 1: ASCENSION (2004)
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