Lookups spiked 3,025% on December 4th, 2018
Complicit was among our top lookups on December 4th, 2018, after Senator Lindsey Graham asserted that the crown prince of Saudi Arabia was "complicit in the murder" of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Sen. Lindsey Graham says Saudi Arabia's crown prince is a "wrecking ball" and is "complicit in the murder" of Khashoggi to the "highest level possible."— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) December 4, 2018
"Saudi Arabia is a strategic ally and the relationship is worth saving, but not at all costs," he adds https://t.co/iZZbpgzx7c pic.twitter.com/tEJ6ja8Mup
Complicit is defined as "helping to commit a crime or do wrong in some way."
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