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Word: conspiracy

Definition: treacherous plot; secret plan against the law (by two or more people)


Sentences Containing 'conspiracy'

"The Amityville Horror Conspiracy" authors Stephen and Roxanne Kaplan characterized the case as a "hoax".
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A conspiracy of sorts begins as people close to the McBains, and Michael himself, begin to learn the truth.
Abdulla was subsequently convicted of conspiracy to murder, and sentenced to life imprisonment Intelligence and investigation.
An unknown source was quoted as saying, "After interrogation, both of them were arrested this morning on the charge of being part of the conspiracy behind October 30 blasts."
Arguably, a large conspiracy surrounded Panait to demonstrate to him that he was schizophrenic and on the verge of a nervous breakdown.
At an official inquiry, the conspiracy charge was dropped, but Maga was found guilty of corruption.
Charges included fraud and conspiracy to commit fraud, falsifying documents and conspiracy to falsify documents, and money laundering.
Conspiracy theorists further alleged that the program, therefore, had to be terminated to protect the profits of "Big Oil."
Despite Li Cunxu's agreement with Li Kening, the conspiracy around Li Kening continued.
From hereon Thomas Wintour remained at the heart of the conspiracy.
He idenitified this as part of a "giant conspiracy".
He was named as the murderer during the evolution of the widely discredited Masonic/royal conspiracy theory outlined in such books as "".
Hines led the Northwest Conspiracy from Canada in the fall of 1864.
Horowitz was a speaker at Conspiracy Con in 2001, 2004 and 2007.
However, Fretilin called this accusation an Indonesian conspiracy, as the radical wing did not have a power base.
However, Lane was arrested on an auto theft charge and the conspiracy was foiled in advance.
I gave him a very short relation of my voyage; of the conspiracy against me by my own men; of the country where they set me on shore, and of my five years residence there.
If he be innocent, of course he will be set at liberty; if guilty, why, it is no use involving ourselves in a conspiracy.''
In 2008 he was tried "in absentia" and found guilty of several counts of conspiracy to murder and sentenced to life imprisonment.
In exchange for his plea, a second count of conspiracy to commit a felony was dismissed.
In January 1970, Bangura was arrested and charged with conspiracy and plotting to commit a coup against the Stevens government.
Irish confederations (the Scoti) attacked and some settled in Britain during the Great Conspiracy of 367.
Knockdown helps a conspiracy by Broadside to kill Modus Prime and side with the Decepticon.
Mithiborwala has propounded a number of conspiracy theories.
Oberg was commissioned by NASA to write a rebuttal of Apollo Moon landing conspiracy theories.
On March 27, 2012, a federal judge acquitted seven Hutaree defendants of the most serious charges related to conspiracy and sedition; they were free to go.
On March 28, 2012, the conspiracy charges were dismissed.
The book was called a "supernatural conspiracy theory novel".
The conspiracy was led by Richard's former ally Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham.
The history of the villa is the subject of several conspiracy theories, often involving Nazis.
The immense secrecy has made it the frequent subject of conspiracy theories and a central component to UFO folklore.
There was no evidence of conspiracy, the union and striking workers had no control over those who committed violence, and no evidence existed that the strikers or union had instigated the violence.
These are usually (though not always) associated with variants of conspiracy theories involving the Royal Family and the Freemasons.
This organization is fighting against racial oppression, communal, imperialist conspiracy and neo-colonic oppression from its birth.
This particular convent figures in conspiracy theories regarding the origin of the Illuminati.
This ruling indicated that conspiracy alone can be criminal.
Upon further investigation though, Nasir Pathan uncovers an evil conspiracy against Om and his family.
Various versions of the conspiracy theory circulated, and were later detailed on www.serpo.org.
Villainy is the matter; baseness is the matter; deception, fraud, conspiracy, are the matter; and the name of the whole atrocious mass is--HEEP!'
When no evidence could be found for the charges against him about belonging to a counter-revolutionary conspiracy, the Petrograd Cheka chief PA Krasikov famously stated: Are you inquiring about the real existence of criminal conspiracy?
While all three, uncompleted works had been posthumously published, only "Tom Sawyer's Conspiracy" displays a complete plot and nearly complete story.
Writers who used to write for "Living Marxism" reject this as a 'McCarthyite' conspiracy theory.
You don't think at all of what I shall do, in return; or of getting yourself into trouble for conspiracy and so forth?
``Does he speak to you of this conspiracy?''
``Sire, I fear it is more than a plot; I fear it is a conspiracy.''
``Then you were aware of Dantes being engaged in a conspiracy?''
``We know nothing as yet of the conspiracy, monsieur; all the papers found have been sealed up and placed on your desk.
``Why, if my information prove correct, a sort of Bonaparte conspiracy has just been discovered.''
``You would call acting generously, knowing your conspiracy and not informing against you, that is what I should call becoming your accomplice.

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