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conspiracy
used in War and Peace

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Definition
a secret agreement or plot — especially to do something illegal or harmful
  • In the English Club, where all who were distinguished, important, and well informed foregathered when the news began to arrive in December, nothing was said about the war and the last battle, as though all were in a conspiracy of silence.
    Book Four — 1806 (20% in)
  • Pierre saw that there was a conspiracy against him and that they wanted to reunite him with his wife, and in the mood he then was, this was not even unpleasant to him.
    Book Six — 1808-10 (27% in)
  • At Anna Pavlovna's they talked with perplexity of Bonaparte's successes just as before and saw in them and in the subservience shown to him by the European sovereigns a malicious conspiracy, the sole object of which was to cause unpleasantness and anxiety to the court circle of which Anna Pavlovna was the representative.
    Book Ten — 1812 (18% in)
  • He is needed for the place that awaits him, and so almost apart from his will and despite his indecision, his lack of a plan, and all his mistakes, he is drawn into a conspiracy that aims at seizing power and the conspiracy is crowned with success.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (41% in)
  • He is needed for the place that awaits him, and so almost apart from his will and despite his indecision, his lack of a plan, and all his mistakes, he is drawn into a conspiracy that aims at seizing power and the conspiracy is crowned with success.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (41% in)
  • The man who had devastated France returns to France alone, without any conspiracy and without soldiers.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (42% in)

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