COMPLICITY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of complicity
Definition:
n. participation; involvement as partner or accomplice, especially in crime or other wrongdoing
Example:
You cannot keep your complicity in this affair secret very long; you would be wise to admit your involvement immediately.
Sentence in Classic:
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.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
The very suspicion of seditious utterances against the government, suspected complicity in the Ku Klux Klan, or complaint by a negro that a white man had been uppity to him were enough to land a citizen in jail.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
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 Context
John Lateran, and Peppino, called Rocca Priori, convicted of complicity with the detestable bandit Luigi Vampa, and the men of his band.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
Such were the circumstances of the Park Lane Mystery, which were further complicated by entire absence of motive, since, as I have said, young Adair was not known to have any enemy, and no attempt had been made to remove the money or valuables in the room.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He talked learnedly about field drains, silage, and basic slag, and had worked out a complicated scheme for all the animals to drop their dung directly in the fields, at a different spot every day, to save the labour of cartage.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context