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Synonyms for conspiracy

Synonyms for conspiracy

a secret plan to achieve an evil or illegal end

Synonyms for conspiracy

a secret agreement between two or more people to perform an unlawful act

a plot to carry out some harmful or illegal act (especially a political plot)

a group of conspirators banded together to achieve some harmful or illegal purpose

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Douglas and Barker are both in a conspiracy to conceal something; that they aided the murderer's escape--or at least that they reached the room before he escaped--and that they fabricated evidence of his escape through the window, whereas in all probability they had themselves let him go by lowering the bridge.
Her exasperation at the failure of her first attempt to expose the conspiracy had not blinded her to the instant necessity of making a second effort before Noel Vanstone's growing infatuation g ot beyond her control.
No, no, no, a conspiracy connected with his school; I'll explain it presently.
On Wednesday, 11 men appeared at Bristol Crown Court to deny a string of offences, including conspiracy to burgle and conspiracy to receive stolen goods.
Donald Maliska, 63, of Old Brompton Road, London, who pleaded not guilty to conspiracy to receive stolen goods and conspiracy to defraud.
Police have now shared details of those arrested in Stockton yesterday: | A 28-year-old man arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit human trafficking and conspiracy to rape.
SIALKOT -- Interior Minister Prof Ahsan Iqbal has said that Pakistan has successfully foiled an international conspiracy to ignite sectarian violence in the country.
IT'S 2017, and conspiracy theorists around the world are eagerly awaiting the release of thousands of never seen before government documents related to the assassination of president John F Kennedy.
History has shown any cataclysmic event in the world has resulted in not just grief and shock among the masses but a host of conspiracy theories also.
You're a conspiracy theorist," my friend said disparagingly to me.
Fazal declared in clear terms that Panma was neither for elimination of corruption nor against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family rather it is a well engineered conspiracy to sabotage CPEC, a life line project for Pakistan.
These leading groupthink avatars of the establishment thought cartel have been especially obsessed with channeling Hillary Clinton's conspiracy theory that Donald Trump is in bed with Vladimir Putin.
Mohammed Ahmed, 42, unemployed, of Leopold Street, Birmingham, jailed for ten years for conspiracy to supply heroin and crack cocaine.
RICHARD French, 27, of Windmill Way, Gateshead, was sentenced to nine years and four months for conspiracy to supply heroin and conspiracy to supply cocaine.
According to national surveys conducted between 2006 and 2013 (Breed, 2013; Oliver & Wood 2014), more than half of Americans endorse at least one conspiracy theory.