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Used in
The Hound of the Baskervilles
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  • At his command she consented to pass as his sister, though he found the limits of his power over her when he endeavoured to make her the direct accessory to murder.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • He was charged with being an accessory to the crime.

  • You`re under arrest, suspected of being an accessory to murder and attempted murder.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet`s Nest

  • And he`ll cop to it, once he realizes paying blackmail`s a lot less dicey than accessory to murder.
    J.D. Robb  --  Naked in Death

  • There was also the chance that the authorities might charge him with being an accessory to the crime.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
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