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synonyms for complicity

  • collaboration
  • collusion
  • connivance
  • guilt
  • involvement
  • manipulation
  • abetment
  • agreement
  • concurrence
  • confederacy
  • engineering
  • guiltiness
  • implication
  • intrigue
  • machination
  • partnership
  • complot

antonyms for complicity

MOST RELEVANT
  • ignorance
  • innocence
  • noninvolvement
  • refusal
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How to use complicity in a sentence

Justice Minister Gustavo Villatoro suggested that the depth and complexity of the secret burial site pointed to the complicity of more than one person.
EIGHT PITS FULL OF MURDERED WOMEN FOUND IN EX COP’S BACKYARD IN EL SALVADORBARBIE LATZA NADEAUMAY 21, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
A submission to, and eventual complicity with racism normalized a dynamic that should not exist.
IF YOU'RE SURPRISED BY THE ANTI-ASIAN VIOLENCE IN ATLANTA, YOU HAVEN'T BEEN LISTENING. IT'S TIME TO HEAR OUR VOICESERIC NAMMARCH 19, 2021TIME
You wrote on Twitter that when people have the power to help but sit idly by, then their silence is complicity.
'THIS IS A HUMAN ISSUE.' DANIEL DAE KIM ON COMING TOGETHER TO COMBAT BIGOTRYCADY LANGMARCH 19, 2021TIME
As for Spears, it is a very good thing that we are finally talking about the objectification, infantilization, gaslighting, ridicule and invasions of privacy she’s suffered—and about our own complicity in that suffering.
FROM BRITNEY TO BUFFY, WE'RE SUDDENLY RETHINKING POSTFEMINIST POP CULTURE—AND NOTHING COULD BE HEALTHIERJUDY BERMANMARCH 2, 2021TIME
Its supporters, inter alia, pressure American companies to end their complicity with Israeli apartheid by ceasing operations on occupied land.
ANTI-BDS LAWS AN AFFRONT TO FREE SPEECHKHELIL BOUARROUJFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
She examines the complex history of Ghanaians, how their complicity in slavery both in the Americas and in their own country resonates through their history.
NADIA OWUSU’S ‘AFTERSHOCKS’ IS A MOVING TALE OF IDENTITY, LOSS AND FINDING HOMEMARION WINIKJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The book is a few years old now, but many of its messages—of blame, complicity, compassion, and endless nuance—are timelier than ever, as the needle for action on climate change has shifted rapidly this year.
THE OIL SANDS TRIGGERED A HEATED GLOBAL DEBATE ON OUR ENERGY NEEDS. NOW, THEY COULD BE A SIGN OF WHAT’S TO COMEKDUNN6AUGUST 20, 2020FORTUNE
Neither had the slightest suspicion of the lawyers complicity in the events of the night before.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
Already, however, had returning shame made everybody unwilling to avow his complicity in the crime.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
Perhaps he preferred doubt to shocking certainty, as if he could thus escape the remorse attendant upon criminal complicity.
FILE NO. 113EMILE GABORIAU
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COMPLICITY

  • bait and switch
  • bill of goods
  • bunco
  • cahoots
  • complicity
  • con game
  • connivance
  • conspiracy
  • craft
  • deceit
  • dodge
  • double-cross
  • fast shuffle
  • flam
  • flimflam
  • fradulent artifice
  • graft
  • guilt
  • guiltiness
  • gyp
  • intrigue
  • plot
  • racket
  • scam
  • scheme
  • shell game
  • skunk
  • sting
  • trick
  • whitewash
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.