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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. acquired by dishonest, improper, or evil means.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dirty, ill-gotten(adj)

    obtained illegally or by improper means

    "dirty money"; "ill-gotten gains"


  1. ill-gotten(Adjective)

    Obtained improperly or illegally.


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