complicitous

complicitous

(kəmˈplɪsɪtəs)
adj
having complicity
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'The CWC resolved that they were ready to be killed by the thugs hired by Dr Ngige or security agents who maintained a complicitous silence while its members were being mowed down.
"The motto of modern science is fundamentally the same rule that governs the conduct of inferiors vis-avis their superiors in the army: no need to understand." As needed, the scientist may seek the complicitous aid of philosophers, who will explain that those "why" questions are meaningless.
Universities often compound the damage through the pressures they place on candidates and by "blaming nominees when they don't bring home the bacon." Honors programs are also complicitous when they "become assembly lines for prestige-scholarship applications and their dangling appendages, the applicants themselves." He concludes that the winning move in this game is not to play.
While critics continue to debate whether Bigelow's films are genuine disavowals of American imperialism or paramilitarist forms of entertainment, Mayer borrows literary theorist Linda Hutcheon's useful term "complicitous critique" (4) to explain how they are both.
This will require an existential shift away from a quietism that accepts innocent suffering as redemptive to seeing it as often complicitous with those who disregard the worth and dignity of Black life.
The transcendent ideals of the "misfit genius," from this vantage point, appear to be complicitous with the worldly contingencies of an authoritarian society in the throes of modernization.
236); instead, they attack what Goodwin calls "complicitous civilians," who the terrorists think share some responsibility for their government's actions.
Would they all be complicitous in this originary murder?
If each handling of the book is a halting first contact, then this near-caress renders anyone who touches the book complicitous, as both an intimate and a betrayer.
112-14,124-25, and 251-52), offered a model of Sufi sanctity complicitous with the state, one that contrasted starkly with the Chishti ascetical, apolitical stance.
Inside the study, Robertson finds warmth and companionship: "Turning the pages, my desk-lamp joining the complicitous glow, I become a member of anonymity." But, read differently, anonymity becomes an escape.
The United States should not be complicitous in this unfolding disaster.