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conspiracy
used in The Sunlight Dialogues

7 uses
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Definition
a secret agreement or plot — especially to do something illegal or harmful
  • All he, Tag, lacked was the Old Man's invariable good luck in the conspiracy of outer events.
    3 — Lion Emerging from Cage (22% in)
  • Yet Tag had failed in the end, for all his innocence and goodness, had been beaten by the conspiracy of events.
    3 — Lion Emerging from Cage (23% in)
  • A conspiracy of Nature, a mystery: three— and four-year-olds with that incredible innocence—over there on the sidewalk, looking blue-eyed up at the cop car, smiling, waving with pleasure at the old fat cop with the green cigar: Hi, Mr. Policeman!
    5 — Hunting Wild Asses (76% in)
  • And join the conspiracy, from bafflement: yes: we're the world, there's no denying it: we're old: and whatever it is that the world has done to them, it was us, we did it, whatever it was.
    5 — Hunting Wild Asses (77% in)
  • It was as if the universe was in conspiracy with her, which perhaps it was: for there was a law, surely, against men like Will Hodge, or against the conspiracy of Will and Ben and all their plodding, wooden-hearted kind.
    12 — A Mother's Love (14% in)
  • It was as if the universe was in conspiracy with her, which perhaps it was: for there was a law, surely, against men like Will Hodge, or against the conspiracy of Will and Ben and all their plodding, wooden-hearted kind.
    12 — A Mother's Love (14% in)
  • " "Suppose it was a conspiracy," he said.
    23 — E silentio (68% in)

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