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conspiracy
used in Middlemarch

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a secret agreement or plot — especially to do something illegal or harmful
  • To her it seemed that there was a Garth conspiracy to get possession of the desirable Fred, but she dared not enlarge on this opinion, because a slight hint of it had made him "fly out" at her as he had never done before.
    Book 6 — The Widow and Wife (33% in)
  • If the invitations had been accepted she would have gone to invite her mamma and the rest, whom she had seen nothing of for several days; and she now put on her bonnet to go and inquire what had become of them all, suddenly feeling as if there were a conspiracy to leave her in isolation with a husband disposed to offend everybody.
    Book 8 — Sunset and Sunrise (24% in)

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