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implicate -- as in: implicated in the crime
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • We have reason to know that Miss Snevellicci IS the lady who was implicated in that mysterious and romantic affair, and whose conduct on that occasion did no less honour to her head and heart, than do her histrionic triumphs to her brilliant genius.'
  • How far you may be implicated in this last transaction, or how far the person who is now in custody may criminate you, you best know.
  • But, justice must take its course against the parties implicated in the plot against this poor, unoffending, injured lad.
  • The information being promptly carried to Snawley that Squeers was in custody—he was not told for what—that worthy, first extorting a promise that he should be kept harmless, declared the whole tale concerning Smike to be a fiction and forgery, and implicated Ralph Nickleby to the fullest extent.
  • …to resist the proceedings taken on the other side for the recovery of the youth as slowly and artfully as possible, and meanwhile to beset Snawley (with whom it was clear the main falsehood must rest); to lead him, if possible, into contradictory and conflicting statements; to harass him by all available means; and so to practise on his fears, and regard for his own safety, as to induce him to divulge the whole scheme, and to give up his employer and whomsoever else he could implicate.

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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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