COMPLICITY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of COMPLICITY
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 n.  participation; involvement as partner or accomplice, especially in crime or other wrongdoing
Classic Sentence: (84 in 6 pages)
1  He and Mr. Elsing are under arrest for complicity in a Klan raid at Shantytown tonight.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLV
2  On the same day it was given out that fresh documents had been discovered which revealed further details about Snowball's complicity with Jones.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter IX
3  There had been no open complicity between mother and daughter, no open understanding but, though people in the house began to talk of the affair, still Mrs. Mooney did not intervene.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In THE BOARDING HOUSE
4  He had, or thought that he had, a connivance, one might almost say a complicity, of events in his favor, which was equivalent to the invulnerability of antiquity.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
5  been arrested and tortured for his alleged complicity in the.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
6  Gradually the plans grew into a complicated mass of cranks and cog-wheels, covering more than half the floor, which the other animals found completely unintelligible but very impressive.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter V
7  Meanwhile, through the agency of Whymper, Napoleon was engaged in complicated negotiations with Frederick and Pilkington.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter VIII
8  By this difficult and complicated entrance, the good King Richard, followed by his faithful Ivanhoe, was ushered into the round apartment which occupies the whole of the third story from the ground.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLII
9  'It's much less complicated if one stays pure,' said Berry.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 4
10  She was angry, with the complicated and confused anger that made her inert.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 17
11  A series of attentions paid to her, and yet not to her but to some imaginary person, by the first man she had ever been inclined to adore, complicated her emotions indescribably.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: 6 The Two Stand Face to Face
12  A position which was not too simple when he stood whole-hearted had become indescribably complicated by the addition of Eustacia.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: 4 An Hour of Bliss and Many Hours of Sadness
13  In some ways they have within the last forty-eight hours become much clearer and in some ways they have become more complicated.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 9. The Light upon the Moor [Second Report of Dr. ...
14  It has been an exceedingly difficult and most complicated business.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 13. Fixing the Nets
15  The case had been considerably complicated through the incident of the escaped convict and the relations between him and the Barrymores.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 15. A Retrospection
Example Sentence: (42 in 3 pages)
16  The old system was fairly complicated whereas the new system is really very simple.
17  The company is double-teaming the more complicated jobs with both a group manager and a scientist.
18  Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
19  Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
20  Legally this is a hugely complicated case and it will take months for the judge to reach the verdict.
21  Miss Havisham kept her lawyers busy drawing up another codicil to add to her already complicated will.
22  This scarf is really simple and easy - but the wavy ribs cause the edges of the scarf to curve in and out, making it look more complicated than it is.
23  Two dimensional arrays are a little more complicated to use than previous ones.
24  To complicate matters further , differences exist as regards legal systems, trade customs and language.
25  Any decision taken by them now, however well meant, could complicate the peace process.
26  I do not wish to complicate the task more than is necessary.
27  These events will greatly complicate the situation.
28  The soldier shot multiple times while defecting to the South is in a stable condition but riddled with parasites that could complicate his chances of survival.
29  The age difference was a complication to the rela-tionship.
30  Another complication was the excess of imports over exports.