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adjective as in helped

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In this most recent escalation of a four-year putsch — abetted by some of the same representatives and senators whose chambers were attacked by the mob — we see the last few threads of Trumpism that were never explicit now made manifest.

At stake for the companies is whether the original plaintiffs have a case against them at all, for allegedly aiding and abetting human rights abuses.

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Such was the corrosive paranoia of the time, fueled by McCarthy and abetted by Hoover.

Because it is a political rhetoric of anti-Western resistance —ironically, abetted by Westerners themselves.

In 1971, the United States abetted a genocide in what is today Bangladesh.

In its confusion it has aided and abetted the rising power of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Forget about the Second Amendment—the gun lobby, abetted by timorous Republicans, is trying to privatize law and order.

That he would be abetted by Black Jack was almost certain, but fear had fled the happy heart of Freckles.

Ancient, and, unhappily, recent subjects of jealousy lead him to suspect us of having abetted a crime which our bosom abhors.

Thus abetted and equipped he came, after a taxi ride and a walk, into his grandmother's street.

By this time the ladies realized what the two men were after, and abetted the plan with all of their persuasions.

Whether you knew it or not, you've abetted a criminal in escaping from the law, and I've my duty to do.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to abetted, such as: accompanied, advised, assisted, backed, befriended, and bolstered.

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