Definition: partner in crime
Definition: partner in crime
Sentences Containing 'accomplice'
asked the abbe;``if not, you were an accomplice.''
``Which makes him your accomplice to all intents and purposes.
``You would call acting generously, knowing your conspiracy and not informing against you, that is what I should call becoming your accomplice.
This man is still your friend, and you, perhaps, make use of him as your accomplice.''
``And you think that to save such villains as you I will become an abettor of their plot, an accomplice in their crimes?''
I am willing to help rebuild your fortune, but I will not be an accomplice in the ruin of others.''
``You remember,''said the count, during the most profound silence,``that the unhappy wretch who came to rob me died at my house; the supposition is that he was stabbed by his accomplice, on attempting to leave it.''
``Another rascal like himself, perhaps his accomplice.''
You, of course, saw that everyone in the street was an accomplice.
The method was no doubt suggested to Clay's ingenious mind by the colour of his accomplice's hair.
Miller's accomplice, Jimmy Gardner, was convicted of assault in relation to the incident, while a verdict of not proven was recorded against Miller.
Taylor is an accomplice of the "Jackass" crew.
In 1992, Richard Wiseman analyzed the Feilding report of Eusapia Palladino and argued that she employed a secret accomplice that could enter the room by a fake door panel positioned near the séance cabinet.
The accomplice was suspected to be her second husband, who insisted on bringing Palladino to the hotel where the séances took place.
Wiseman's secret accomplice hypothesis was criticized by parapsychologists and spiritualists such as Mary Barrington and David Fontana.
Massimo Polidoro and Gian Marco Rinaldi also analyzed the Feilding report but came to the conclusion no secret accomplice was needed as Palladino during the 1908 Naples séances could have produced the phenomena by using her foot.
A human accomplice of the aliens apparently calls them "Valorians".
The character is a frequent accomplice/girlfriend of the Joker, and is also close to Poison Ivy, from whom she gained her immunity to poisons and toxins.
Told in the style and continuity of "Batman: The Animated Series" and written and drawn by Dini and Timm, the comic book describes Dr. Harleen Frances Quinzel, M.D. as an Arkham Asylum psychiatrist who falls for the Joker and becomes his accomplice and on-off sidekick.
Attackers are typically larger, stronger, and are often armed or have an accomplice.
Venona has added significant information to the case of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, making it clear Julius was guilty of espionage, but also showing that Ethel was probably no more than an accomplice, if that.
Anne Carr, Countess of Bedford (9 December 1615 – 10 May 1684) was a wealthy English noblewoman, and the wife of William Russell, 5th Earl of Bedford, a peer and soldier during the English Civil War, who after her death was created Duke of Bedford. Her mother was the notorious Frances Howard who was an accomplice to murder.
According to Tunis Afrique Presse, Belaïd died in the hospital after being shot by one man who later fled with an accomplice on a motorbike.
Robert William McConnell (c. 1944 – 5 April 1976), was a Northern Irish loyalist who allegedly carried out or was an accomplice to a number of sectarian attacks and killings, although he never faced any charges or convictions.
Another accomplice, Imad Mughniyeh, was killed on 12 February 2008 in a car-bombing attack in Damascus, Syria.
John Marek and his accomplice Raymond Dewayne Wigley stopped and convinced Adella Marie Simmons to ride with them to a service station.
Marek's accomplice Raymond Wigley was killed by fellow inmate John Richard Blackwelder while serving life imprisonment in 2000.
In 1992, Richard Wiseman analyzed the Everard Feilding report of Eusapia Palladino in 1908 and argued that she employed a secret accomplice that could enter the room by a fake door panel positioned near the séance cabinet.
Wiseman's secret accomplice hypothesis was criticized by spiritualist SPR members such as Mary Barrington and David Fontana.
A formal investigation was launched following a police complaint from Sun Pictures and two individuals, Udhayakumar, a production manager, and Surendran, his accomplice and employee of Tirumala films, were arrested for illegally trying to sell the film distribution rights by creating a fake document that claimed the distribution rights of "Robo" were to be sold to Srinivasa Rao.
He was arrested again in August 1778, accused this time of being an accomplice in a plot to burn the British fleet and to destroy His Majesty's warehouses in the city.
The woman who attempted to drug Steed arrives with another accomplice and when the sisters return it appears that it is a gang attempting to steal their secret jamming system.
Her accomplice in the arson attack was a local journalist called Harry Johnson, who was sentenced to 12 months with hard labour in Wakefield Prison.
In 1985, officials at Broadmoor Hospital discovered a business card of Ron's, which prompted an investigation that revealed the twins – incarcerated at separate institutions – along with their older brother, Charlie, and another accomplice who was not in prison, were operating a "lucrative bodyguard and 'protection' business for Hollywood stars".
In later dealings, Blackthorne salvages the remains of Dr. Manglar to create a ghastly accomplice in Nightcrawler, adopts the guise of "Brother Druid" to gather an underground cult for D'Compose's servicing, and after evading further prosecution because of a favor from Masterson, is able to release two more Inhumanoids — Gagoyle and Sslither.
Originally, Shane and Vince McMahon were supposed to be the guest referees, but due to storyline purposes, Pat Patterson, an accomplice of Vince McMahon, replaced Vince, who had had his ankle broken earlier in the event, in order to prevent Shane from helping The Undertaker.
As Austin went to cover The Undertaker, Gerald Brisco, another accomplice of Vince, came down to the ring to replace Patterson and officiated the unsuccessful pinfall attempt by Austin.
Everyone knows everyone in Floral Beach and Kinsey acquaints herself with a number of the locals in pursuit of the truth: Pearl, the local bar-owner, whose son's evidence put Bailey on the spot at the time of Jean's death, Tap Granger, who was Bailey's accomplice in several robberies before the murder, the unattractive local pastor Reverend Haws and his wife, and the local doctor Dr Dunne, whose wife Elva turns out to have a violent objection to being questioned.
The assailant reportedly had an accomplice who accused Leykis of calling him a name and hanging up on him when he called the show.
Monk quickly figures that the man was a diamond dealer and was killed in another room, and exposes the maid who discovered the body as the killer's accomplice.
To Bundle's shock, another member of the association is Bill Eversleigh but that shock is increased when Battle tells her that the association has at last succeeded in getting their main target, an international criminal whose stock trade is the theft of secret formulae: Jimmy Thesiger who was arrested that afternoon together with his accomplice, Loraine Wade.
As unwitting accomplice to Yzma (Eartha Kitt), the villainess of the first film who turned into a cat at the end of the original, but is now human again despite still having a tail, he goes along with her plan to sell sewer slime as a youth potion, he makes enough money to buy the old folks' home from the old folks and put his large new home there.
A ladder had been used by an accomplice on the outside to scale the 20-foot perimeter wall of the prison to supply these items, with the racket reportedly continuing for at least six months.
In addition to her appearance on the television show "Dragnet", she appeared as Roxy Howard, the title character in the third "Perry Mason" episode, "The Case of the Nervous Accomplice."
William Plunkett was a highwayman and accomplice of the famed "Gentleman Highwayman," James MacLaine.
In 1845, Charles Miner reported the claim that the Colonel William Plunket who commanded one of the two earliest battalions of the Northumberland Militia in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania in 1775 was the same person as MacLaine's former accomplice.
Ziggy makes this comment as a joke to his (union) accomplice as they steal cars from the docks.
Usually there was at least one person (who was in on the joke) and the "mark" or victim of the prank (usually a friend or relative of the accomplice).
More Vocab Wordsmultifarious - varied; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities
effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
intransigence - refusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising
gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
detonation - explosion
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.