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implicate -- as in: implicated in the crime
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Moby Dick
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  • …our own particular boat was chiefly to be imputed to Starbuck's driving on to his whale almost in the teeth of a squall, and considering that Starbuck, notwithstanding, was famous for his great heedfulness in the fishery; considering that I belonged to this uncommonly prudent Starbuck's boat; and finally considering in what a devil's chase I was implicated, touching the White Whale: taking all things together, I say, I thought I might as well go below and make a rough draft of my will.

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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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