Example sentences for: abetted

How can you use “abetted” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • For McGovern, it was the hard left, abetted by the hippie fringe--Bella Abzug, along with Abbie Hoffman.

  • Better yet, he brings off the burgeoning of Jack's conscience with exceptional subtlety, beginning with the man's embarrassment at shaking hands at a party with a dupe he once collared and ending with his horror at a slaying he has inadvertently abetted.

  • The ambition of the conductor is abetted by the avarice of the agent, who receives a commission of up to 20 percent on the fees and salaries he negotiates.

  • The islanders’ heroic resistance, admittedly abetted by a timely typhoon (kamikaze: “divine wind”), earned them a formidable martial reputation.

  • Medical practitioners born and bred in the United Kingdom are just as guilty as their patients of spreading these opaque synonyms, abetted in their case by a fondness for a special kind of baby-talk that is supposed to reassure the patient: We're just going to pop you into the operating theatre and have a little peep in your tummy.


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