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complicit

[kuh m-plis-it] /kəmˈplɪs ɪt/
adjective
1.
choosing to be involved in an illegal or questionable act, especially with others; having complicity.
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complicit

/ˌkɒmˈplɪsɪt/
adjective
1.
involved with others in reprehensible or illegal activity
Word Origin
C20: back formation from complicity
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