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conspiracy
used in 1984 by Orwell

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Definition
a secret agreement or plot — especially to do something illegal or harmful
  • Perhaps the rumors of vast underground conspiracies were true after all — perhaps the Brotherhood really existed!
    p. 17.8
  • Somewhere or other he was still alive and hatching his conspiracies: perhaps somewhere beyond the sea, under the protection of his foreign paymasters, perhaps even — so it was occasionally rumored — in some hiding-place in Oceania itself.
    p. 12.3
  • It appeared that they had engaged in fresh conspiracies from the very moment of their release.
    p. 77.8
  • The conspiracy that he had dreamed of did exist, and he had reached the outer edges of it.
    p. 159.3
  • He went on, conscious that what he was saying must sound both feeble and pretentious: 'We believe that there is some kind of conspiracy, some kind of secret organization working against the Party, and that you are involved in it.
    p. 170.2
  • And the conspiracy — the organization?
    p. 171.6

There are no more uses of "conspiracy" in 1984 by Orwell.

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