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conspirator

n. a person or entity who enters into a plot with one or more other people or entities to commit illegal acts, legal acts with an illegal object, or using illegal methods, to the harm of others. Conspirators may range from small-time bootleggers to electronics companies meeting to fix prices in violation of anti-trust laws. (See conspiracy)

conspirator

noun abettor, colluder, complotter, confederate, coniuratus, conniver, deceiver, intrigant, machinator, plotter, schemer, spy, strategist
See also: abettor, coactor, confederate, conspirer
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Sensing the coast was clear, he leaned down, and conspiratorially whispered the following words:
She stopped the smile and shrug, placed her hand on my arm and said quietly, conspiratorially, "Do you like crisps?
While grieving, Monty and Simon overhear a policewoman conspiratorially speaking about the explosion, and her involvement in it.
The man next to me winked conspiratorially as we hovered nearby, and we both reached out and snaffled one before she got back.
It is incredible that THE NEW AMERICAN, a magazine of the conspiratorially minded John Birch Society, continues to evade mentioning control of oil as being the prime reason for the Iraq War ("An Unnecessary War," November 28).
There is no way to put it delicately, warns Danone Dairies UK MD Marc Gosselin as he leans over grinning conspiratorially.
Professor Nadler shows how the myth of Rambrandt's sympathies has been constructed since the nineteenth century by ignoring early antisemitic etchings, such as St John Preaching, in which foreigners, including somebody in Japanese costume, listen to the Good News while two Jews walk off conspiratorially.
Electronic Arts' commercials whisper conspiratorially, "Challenge everything
It was possible to get the wrong impression, watching her sipping cocktails with the "mates" or conferring conspiratorially with leading man James.