lic·it /ˈlɪsɪt/

–adjective
legal; lawful; legitimate; permissible.

Origin:
1475–85; < L licitus permitted (ptp. of licēre ); r. earlier licite < MF; see -ite 2

—Related forms
lic·it·ly, adverb

Source: Dictionary.com.

There is a magic that is the work of the Devil and which aims at man’s downfall through artifices of which it is not licit to speak.

Source: The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco.

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