Associated Press: Dictionary.com chooses ‘complicit’ as its word of the year

Associated Press: Dictionary.com chooses ‘complicit’ as its word of the year. ” Russian election influence, the ever-widening sexual harassment scandal, mass shootings and the opioid epidemic helped elevate the word ‘complicit’ as Dictionary.com’s word of the year for 2017. Look-ups of the word increased nearly 300 percent over last year as “complicit” hit just about every hot button from politics to natural disasters, lexicographer Jane Solomon told The Associated Press ahead of Monday’s formal announcement of the site’s pick.”