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accomplice
used in Oliver Twist

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a person who joins with another in carrying out a plan — especially an unethical or illegal plan
  • As the villain folded his arms tight together, and muttered curses on himself in the impotence of baffled malice, Mr. Brownlow turned to the terrified group beside him, and explained that the Jew, who had been his old accomplice and confidant, had a large reward for keeping Oliver ensnared: of which some part was to be given up, in the event of his being rescued: and that a dispute on this head had led to their visit to the country house for the purpose of identifying him.
    Chapter 51 — Affording an Explanation of More Mysteries than One.... (51% in)
  • Those proofs were destroyed by you, and now, in your own words to your accomplice the Jew, "the only proofs of the boy's identity lie at the bottom of the river, and the old hag that received them from the mother is rotting in her coffin."
    Chapter 49 — Monks and Mr. Brownlow at Length Meet. Their Conversation.... (77% in)

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