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 for smuggled
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Smuggle \Smug"gle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Smuggled; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Smuggling.] [Of Low German or Scand. origin; cf. LG.
     smuggeln, D. smokkelen, G. schmuggeln, Dan. smugle, Sw. smyga
     to introduce or convey secretly, Dan. i smug secretly, D.
     smuigen to eat in secret, AS. sm?gan to creep. See Smock.]
     1. To import or export secretly, contrary to the law; to
        import or export without paying the duties imposed by law;
        as, to smuggle lace.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Fig.: To convey or introduce clandestinely.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: distributed or sold illicitly; "the black economy pays no
             taxes" [syn: bootleg, black, black-market,
             contraband, smuggled]

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