Those who did so used their medical training not to care for patients, but to abet their abuse.
To view these nudes is not quite to abet evil, but it is to undermine decency.
He was there to aid and abet when Wade got hot in the fourth quarter.
late 14c. (implied in abetting), from Old French abeter "to bait, to harass with dogs," literally "to cause to bite," from a- "to" (see ad-) + beter "to bait," from a Germanic source, perhaps Low Franconian betan "incite," or Old Norse beita "cause to bite," from Proto-Germanic *baitjan, from PIE root *bheid- "to split" (see fissure). Related: Abetted; abetting.