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synonyms for complicit

  • conniving
  • deceitful
  • duplicitous
  • scheming
  • adept
  • calculating
  • canny
  • chary
  • craft
  • cunning
  • discreet
  • guileful
  • politic
  • slippery
  • strategic
  • wily
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antonyms for complicit

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  • clear
  • forthright
  • honest
  • open
  • naïve
  • straightforward
  • unassuming
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How to use complicit in a sentence

With his support, Reagan took action against terrorists and the states that sponsored them, including the bombing of Libya in 1986 after it was found complicit in the bombing of a Berlin disco in which two American servicemen died.
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What must happen is an in-depth investigation of the Capitol Hill police, which may find some were complicit with the mob.
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It shows how girls are also complicit by dwelling on size themselves – and assuming that it’s linked to sexual performance and masculinity.
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Some 100,000 Christians from Mosul alone were among those who fled their homes, returning years later to live uneasily alongside Muslim residents who they saw as complicit in the attacks.
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The United States could have accepted the permanent division of Europe, and been complicit in the oppression of others.
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