accomplice

Part of speech: noun

An associate in wrong or crime.

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Usage examples "accomplice":

  1. Despairing, he becomes an accomplice in a crime so that he can leave this solitary place and go where his restless soul leads him. - "Contemporary Russian Novelists", Serge Persky.
  2. It may have entered their heads that he was standing guard over the repose of a fair accomplice. - "The Husbands of Edith", George Barr McCutcheon.
  3. If I keep your secret- if I let the telephone remain, I am an accomplice! - "The Last Shot", Frederick Palmer.