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accomplice
used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

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Definition
a person who joins with another in carrying out a plan — especially an unethical or illegal plan
  • His only accomplice was one who could never give him away, and the grotesque, inconceivable nature of the device only served to make it more effective.
    Chapter 15 — A Retrospection (41% in)
  • He might claim the property from South America, establish his identity before the British authorities there and so obtain the fortune without ever coming to England at all; or he might adopt an elaborate disguise during the short time that he need be in London; or, again, he might furnish an accomplice with the proofs and papers, putting him in as heir, and retaining a claim upon some proportion of his income.
    Chapter 15 — A Retrospection (98% in)

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