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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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It is a fact that brotherly ties and Arab values did not discourage Qatar from its conspiratorial policies and or dissuade it from tampering with the security and stability of Bahrain, a brotherly country that shared historical ties with Qatar.
Rainier, but it wasn't until later that it assumed conspiratorial elements.
The combination of Erdoy-an's conspiratorial mindset and poor advisory team has made him extra vulnerable to unexpected and uncontrollable developments.
Such a plot-breeding body produced a conspiratorial document as part of its desperate campaign to label the DPRK a "sponsor of terrorism." This is no more than the last-ditch effort of those hell-bent on the smear campaign against the DPRK.
In fact, A Thief in the Night was extensively devoted to exploding the conspiratorial allegations made by David Yallop that John Paul I was murdered; I sought to demonstrate that he died of a heart attack.
He described the brutal offensive as a heinous genocide by the most atrocious and criminal military power supported by the most biased, arrogant and conspiratorial international allies.
I mean I hate to be conspiratorial, but I mean how do you move that many people from Central America across Mexico and then into the United States without there being a fairly coordinated effort?" Perry said.
"The doctrine of necessity has been buried and so would be the conspiratorial tactics.
States' rights fans and Constitution buffs will be more willing than most to endure Carter's dull conspiratorial plot for a few historical and legal gems.
In an Internet video, the rebels denounced what they called "the conspiratorial project" and said they intend to establish an "Islamist state" in Syria
The al-Quida-linked al-Nusra Front and the Tawhid Brigade said the coalition is "conspiratorial project" which has been "imposed" by parties external to Syria.
Everything is clear and utterly conspiratorial in the sign of VMRO.