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accomplice
used in Atlas Shrugged

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a person who joins with another in carrying out a plan — especially an unethical or illegal plan
  • A worker saw him and grinned in understanding, like a fellow accomplice in a great celebration, who knew why that tall, blond figure had to be present here tonight.
    1.2 Part 1 Chapter 2 — The Chain (14% in)
  • She noticed, indifferently, the air of knowing slyness in the manner of the hotel clerks, which seemed to suggest that guests and clerks alike were accomplices in a shameful guilt: the guilt of seeking pleasure.
    1.9 Part 1 Chapter 9 — The Sacred and the Profane (73% in)
  • Neither as your inspiration nor as your accomplice.
    2.7 Part 2 Chapter 7 — The Moratorium on Brains (37% in)
  • You're confessing that you're an accomplice who's aiding and abetting a deserter?
    2.8 Part 2 Chapter 8 — By Our Love (72% in)

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