Conspiration

Definitions

  • Don Hemstitch and Conspirators
    Don Hemstitch and Conspirators
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Conspiration Agreement or concurrence for some end or purpose; conspiracy. "As soon as it was day, certain Jews made a conspiration .""In our natural body every part has a nacassary sympathy with every other, and all together form, by their harmonious onspiration , a healthy whole."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n conspiration Conspiracy.
    • n conspiration Concurrence; mutual tendency in action.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Conspiration conspiracy
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Quotations

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    “Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.”
  • Norman Mailer
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    “Left-wingers are incapable of conspiring because they are all egomaniacs.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. conspiration, L. conspiratio,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. conspirārecon, together, spirāre, to breathe.

Usage

In literature:

The conspirators have entered the rapids: they will be allowed to go over the falls.
"The King's Men" by Robert Grant, John Boyle O'Reilly, J. S. Dale, and John T. Wheelwright
Meanwhile the Southern conspirators pursued their labors.
"Continental Monthly , Vol I, Issue I, January 1862" by Various
It is the king you are conspiring against.
"The Vicomte de Bragelonne" by Alexandre Dumas
The members of the Socialist Party are just as bad, and worse, for they are hypocrites, besides being conspirators.
"The Red Conspiracy" by Joseph J. Mereto
Coleman, the most obnoxious of the conspirators, was first brought to his trial.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part F. From Charles II. to James II." by David Hume
They threw the conspirators into prison and brought them to trial.
"The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)" by Anatole France
On the same evening the two conspirators met at the place agreed on.
"Napoleon and the Queen of Prussia" by L. Mühlbach,
The Consuls, looking upon Drusus as a conspirator, resolved to meet his plots by counterplots.
"A Smaller History of Rome" by William Smith and Eugene Lawrence
The astute conspirators had fully laid their plans as to what was to follow.
"Historical Tales, Vol. 6 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
A tiny blue cross carelessly pasted on the bottom of the case carried its own message to the conspirator at Alphen.
"The Petticoat Commando" by Johanna Brandt
Why, you are a band of conspirators.
"In Honour's Cause" by George Manville Fenn
Other causes conspired to undermine his credit and prepare his overthrow.
"Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth" by Lucy Aikin
I am an Emigre and a conspirator!
"Which?" by Ernest Daudet
Lucius, whom his wicked wife steadily goaded to ambitious aims, conspired with the nobles against the king.
"Historic Tales, Volume 11 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
There are certain peculiarities concerning the conspirators which distinguish this enterprise from others of its class.
"It Might Have Been" by Emily Sarah Holt
I'd 'conspire' myself and come in with you but for the fact it would hamper me a little in helping you.
"The Clansman" by Thomas Dixon
Thus in appearance, at least, the conspirators did everything they could to get themselves into trouble.
"The Quarterly Review, Volume 162, No. 324, April, 1886" by Various
He is not a conspirator.
"Angelot" by Eleanor Price
She went into the slums of Whitechapel disguised as a beggar to meet the conspirators.
"The Cup of Fury" by Rupert Hughes
Four months passed; months of impatience to the conspirators who awaited with eagerness the hour to strike against the government.
"The Fifth of November" by Charles S. Bentley
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In poetry:

Let all that dwell above the sky,
And air, and earth, and seas,
Conspire to lift thy glories high,
And speak thine endless praise.
"Hymn 62" by Isaac Watts
In temples by veiled treachery
Or open offence they conspire
To smite me; my every path they mark,
No safety would they afford me.
"Song III" by Mikolaj Sep Szarzynski
Her watery eyes have burning force;
Her floods and flames conspire:
Tears kindle sparks, sobs fuel are,
And sighs do blow her fire.
"Love's Servile Lot" by Robert Southwell
And thus the contrast seemed to wake
New vigour in the heart and brain;
Sea, land, and sky conspired to make
The jaded spirit young again;
"Isle Of Wight--Spring, 1891" by Horace Smith
Conspirators: versts, reaches...
Not dismayed, but displanted.
Across the slums of the earth's latitudes
They disarranged us like orphans.
""Dis-stance: versts, miles"" by Marina Ivanova Tsvetaeva
If burning beams of noon conspire
To dart a pestilential fire,
God is their life; his wings are spread
To shield them with a healthful shade.
"Psalm 91 part 1" by Isaac Watts

In news:

Man found guilty of conspiring to provide cocaine to Beaver County drug ring.
Conspired with others to avoid bidding against each other at public real estate auctions.
Authorities say after a bidder bought a property, the conspirators held secret second auctions where participants placed higher bids to buy the property.
Reports say that Apple and five major book publishers may be sued by the US Department of Justice for conspiring to raise e-book prices.
GRANTS PASS — A Southern Oregon man who was registered to grow for medical marijuana patients was sentenced Monday to three years in federal prison after pleading guilty to conspiring to grow more than 200 pounds to sell on the black market .
Bill Mack has a new date with justice, Aug 16, when the Kenner businessman is scheduled to tell a federal judge that he conspired to bribe former Jefferson Parish President Aaron Broussard for public contracts.
The former attorney, who won a huge settlement against the tobacco industry, was also convicted for conspiring to bribe another judge.
Dahdelah is accused of conspiring with Alcoa to bribe senior officials at Alba and the government of Bahrain between 2001 and 2005.
Brit Dance-Music Production Crew Conspire With South African MCs.
A group of disgruntled US hockey fans is going to war against the National Hockey League, accusing the league of conspiring to overcharge customers for its game broadcasts in an antitrust lawsuit.
My musical co-conspirator Roland Vinyard occasionally hosts small folk concerts at his home in Sprakers.
Blood is traditionally not shed in Shakespeare's tragedy "Julius Caesar " until the conspirators collectively stab Caesar in the Senate.
Jihad Jane, co-conspirators await their fates.
Ex-Gay Leader of Cult -Like Prayer Group Conspired to Kill Wife.
A jury has convicted a man of conspiring to kill Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom.
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In science:

However, numerically, we observe the nonlinear evolution conspires to eliminate such singular inflection points, e.g., by forming peakons, which are weak solutions. • For b = −1 the lowest order nonlinearity in equation (7) (the steepening term uux ) has coefficient zero.
Nonlinear balance and exchange of stability in dynamics of solitons, peakons, ramps/cliffs and leftons in a 1+1 nonlinear evolutionary pde
Since there is no reason for contributions of such different origin to conspire, the above limits on the δ ’s can be applied to both.
Lepton Flavour Violation
In some cases additional 3D non-LTE effects can conspire to give final results quite close to the 1D non-LTE case, as for Li (Asplund et al. 2003a), but this is obviously not generally true.
Uncertainties in stellar abundance analyses
The big questions are why Λ is so small and why it conspires to make DE of the same magnitude as DM right now, the ’cosmic coincidence problem’.
Summary of the XXXIX Rencontres de Moriond
For example, a simultaneous brightening of the brightest Mdisk and increase in the number of faint disks could conspire to keep the median disk luminosity constant.
Can Early Type Galaxies Evolve from Fading the Disks of Late Types?
Crowding and extinction conspire to make only some windows available for study.
Concluding Remarks: Gaia and Astrophysics in 2015-2020
There is however no obvious reason why the hosts of ejected quasars should conspire in this particular way to mimic a normal quasar host galaxy, while intrinsically being so very different.
On quasar host galaxies as tests of non-cosmological redshifts
In particular, we have examined in some detail the distribution of stresses within the sheet associated both with bending and with the constraint and how they conspire to transmit the external forces and torques acting on the sheet.
How paper folds: bending with local constraints
How does the magnetic field connect to rotation? When a rotati ng star drives an out flow that is well-coupled to the stellar magnetic field, the wind a nd magnetic field conspire to extract angular momentum from the star.
The rotation-magnetic field relation
For historical purposes, remarks unknown to me in November 1992 are inserted as is this remark. A ma jor influence during the development of the talk and this paper has been provided by seminars at the University of Pennsylvania and especially by my co-conspirators: Y.-Z.
Closed string field theory, strong homotopy Lie algebras and the operad actions of moduli space
It would be ultimately desirable if the use of probabilities in principlebased parsing could be used to mirror the way that a syntactic theory such as Government-Binding handles constructions — various modules of the grammar conspire to rule out illegal structures or derivations.
Parsing with Principles and Probabilities
And, so, they longed for more than just decoherence — so much more that they established a small outpost of their own, and conspired to fudge the Quantum.
The Plight of `I Am'
The lesson to be learnt from this example is that even though there may be deviations from standard quantum theory present in the evolution equation of the density operator, circumstances may conspire to effectively hide that deviation from experimental scrutiny.
Tests of Basic Quantum Mechanics in Oscillation Experiments
It may also be that there are additional heavy states which just conspire to change the unification scale.
Aspects of String unification
This was used in , to argue that strings have to be strongly coupled in order to develop another minimum, unless some parameters conspire to fix S at weak coupling.
Superstring Phenomenology: An Overview
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