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conspire
used in The Mill on the Floss

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

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of events and circumstances:  seemingly cooperate to achieve something
  • were conspiring now to make poor dear aunt Tulliver, and cousin Tom, and naughty Maggie too, if she were not obstinately bent on the contrary, as happy as they deserved to be after all their troubles.
    6.12 -- Book 6 Chapter 12 -- A Family Party (9% in)

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