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accomplice

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Definition a person who joins with another in carrying out a plan — especially an unethical or illegal plan
  • Was she acting alone or did she have an accomplice?
accomplice = someone who helped to carry out a plan
  • They were accomplices in the crime.
  • accomplices = people who assisted each other in a task
  • Your accomplice—another known troublemaker—will join you, as soon as he is located.
    Jeanne DuPrau  --  The City of Ember
  • accomplice = person who helped in carrying out a plan
  • In which case, MacQueen knew of the note and of its destruction—in other words, he was either the murderer or an accomplice of the murderer.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • accomplice = person who assisted
  • Doctor Sikes was Sam Westing's friend, a witness to the will, and his accomplice in this game.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • accomplice = person who joins with another in carrying out a plan
  • She was ... an accomplice. She had helped a murderer escape.
    Natalie Babbitt  --  Tuck Everlasting
  • accomplice = a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan
  • Her accomplice suffered for his share in the escape, notwithstanding his timid contrivances.
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • accomplice = person who assisted in carrying out a plan
  • And the past held only this wisdom: that love was a damaging mistake, and its accomplice, hope, a treacherous illusion.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • accomplice = partner
  • That I was here, that I have an accomplice, that I can use the bow and arrow with accuracy.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • accomplice = someone to join in carrying out a plan
  • By sharing a small act of thoughtcrime he had turned the two of them into accomplices.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • accomplices = people who assisted each other in a task
  • My sister, always the loyal accomplice, never snitched.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • accomplice = person who assists in carrying out a plan
  • He received a torch from an accomplice and lit the mound, which dwarfed him in all its culpability.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • accomplice = someone who assisted in carrying out some plan
  • And these new words, "accomplice" and "custody," chilled her blood.
    Natalie Babbitt  --  Tuck Everlasting
  • accomplice = a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan
  • I can't be an accomplice to what they're doing!
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • accomplice = person who assists in a crime
  • The memory of Risa and Connor is still a fresh wound, and it doesn't want to heal. Chances are, they were caught. Chances are, they've been unwound. All because of him. Does that make him an accomplice to murder?
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • accomplice = person who assisted (in a crime)
  • Witnesses say she was an accomplice. I'm afraid there's only one place she's going. Same place as you: the nearest harvest camp.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • accomplice = person who assisted in a crime
  • Yes, you are all accomplices to the fall, and yes, we are gone forever.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • He had made me, if not an accomplice, at least an eyewitness to his vengeance!
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • Responsible or not, he was equally an accomplice of his detestably mischievous daughter.
    Henry James  --  The American
  • Russ Allen, a lifelong buddy and accomplice, offered the sound advice of a born writer in numerous late-night calls.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen

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