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Usage Examples for ABETTED

  1. Captain Audley was very good- natured and friendly, and abetted his brother in all his arrangements for showing Felix as much of life as was possible in a week, assuring him that every new experience was a duty to the Pursuivant- a plea that Felix, with his lover- like devotion to every detail of his paper, admitted with a smile. - "The Pillars of the House, V1" by Charlotte M. Yonge
  2. You knew I would spend every dollar I had on those pirates when I couldn't afford to spend anything; and yet you let me do it; you aided and abetted their diabolical plan, and you even got me to get up that damned speech to make the thing still more ridiculous. - "Mark Twain, A Biography, Vol. 1, Part 1, 1835-1866 The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens" by Albert Bigelow Paine
  3. In all which works he was aided and abetted by the families of the double house close by. - "Philosopher Jack" by R.M. Ballantyne
  4. No, it was not that from which she most recoiled, but from the fact that Strefford, living in luxury in Nelson Vanderlyn's house, should at the same time have secretly abetted Ellie Vanderlyn's love- affairs, and allowed her- for a handsome price- to shelter them under his own roof. - "The Glimpses of the Moon" by Edith Wharton
  5. Shortly after, Antiochus entered Greece with a numerous fleet, and a powerful army, soliciting the cities there to sedition and revolt; abetted in all and seconded by the Aetolians, who for this long time had borne a grudge and secret enmity to the Romans, and now suggested to him, by way of a cause and pretext of war, that he came to bring the Greeks liberty. - "Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans" by Clough, Arthur Hugh
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