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Definition of Complicitous
Lexicographical Neighbors of Complicitous
Literary usage of Complicitous
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Worldwide Threats to National Security: Hearing Before the Committee on edited by John Warner (2000)
"... along with former officials at our nuclear labs, who were complicitous in the lax security that resulted in the massive theft of our weapons designs. ..."
2. Challenges in U.S.-Asian Policy: Hearing Before the Committee on by Nancy Lubin (1999)
"... to be made—that the Administration is duplicitous or complicitous in any of these activities so that we might work together on that. Mr. ROHRABACHER. ..."
3. The Struggle for Land in Brazil: Rural Violence Continues by Jemera Rone (1992)
"... it was confirmed that the problem remains unchanged and the governmental response is still lackadaisical at best, complicitous at worse. ..."
4. Post Ex Sub Dis: Urban Fragmentations and Constructions by Ghent Urban Studies Team, Aaron Betsky (2002)
"... we have to face the embarrassing pleasure we take in the contemporary world. A simple awkward acknowledgement of our own complicitous pleasure ..."
5. A/S/L: Yearbook Academy of Architecture Amsterdam/Maastricht by Laurens ten Kate (2002)
"'Going with the flow' is not only an act of complicitous uncritical behaviour but forms also the basis of the cities that, Sant Ella, Le Corbusier (Algiers) ..."