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implicate -- as in: implicated in the crime
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • There was an aged handicraftsman, it is true, who had been a citizen of London at the period of Sir Thomas Overbury's murder, now some thirty years agone; he testified to having seen the physician, under some other name, which the narrator of the story had now forgotten, in company with Dr. Forman, the famous old conjurer, who was implicated in the affair of Overbury.

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  • He is implicated in the scheme to defraud the government
  • Nothing was found to implicate him in any way, and there the matter dropped.
    Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan  --  Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

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