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- adj. ill-gotten
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Unjustly gotten.
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BLITZER: Congressman Putnam, the argument has been made forcefully by a lot of critics of the president that the Al Qaida threat today, in part, has increased because of the misgotten war in Iraq, that resources were diverted from going after Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan in order to move those resources to Iraq where there was less of an imminent threat, shall we say.
Go, and count over thy misgotten wealth; just census shall be taken of it; and if thou defraudest our holy impost by one piece of copper, thou shalt sup with Dives! '
To be jailed for two years is nothing if the offender gets to keep his misgotten
a poor little Philistine as Mrs. Maybough -- the mere figment of somebody else's misgotten money -- thinks of me.
_) You, Choco, do you show your face to me, misgotten whelp of a coyote!
"I am not mad; save it be madness that I have not hurled thee from this thy misgotten heritage.