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conspire
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

4 uses
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Definition
secretly plan together to do something — especially something illegal or harmful

or:

of events and circumstances:  seemingly cooperate to achieve something
  • "Of having conspired to aid the emperor's return."
    Chapters 15-16 (45% in)
  • But bear in mind, that should there fall in your way any one guilty of conspiring against the government, you will be so much the more bound to visit the offence with rigorous punishment, as it is known you belong to a suspected family.
    Chapters 5-6 (73% in)
  • At the bottom of his heart he had often had a feeling of pity for this unhappy young man who suffered so; and he laid the request of number 34 before the governor; but the latter sapiently imagined that Dantes wished to conspire or attempt an escape, and refused his request.
    Chapters 15-16 (4% in)
  • When my father conspired, it was not for the emperor, it was against the Bourbons; for M. Noirtier possessed this peculiarity, he never projected any Utopian schemes which could never be realized, but strove for possibilities, and he applied to the realization of these possibilities the terrible theories of The Mountain,—theories that never shrank from any means that were deemed necessary to bring about the desired result.
    Chapters 59-60 (67% in)

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