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Com*plic"it*ous, a.

One or more persons being involved in a relationship where a crime or wrongdoing is committed, but not being the primary criminal. From complicity: the state of being an accomplice; participation in guilt.

-- the many cases in which the martyr is complicitous in his or her own murder, as was Jesus Christ, at least on the Last Temptation reading, and as the poet Charles Bukowski was undoubtedly complicitous in the long slow suicide of his own alcoholism – Ian D Thompson.

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