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con·spire

conspire

 
pronunciation:
kn spaIr
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part of speech: verb
inflections: conspires, conspiring, conspired
definition: to plan secretly to do something wrong or illegal with another person or people.
They conspired to give false information to the police.
similar words:
collaborate, intrigue, plot, scheme
derivations: conspiringly (adv.), conspirer (n.)
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The word conspire contains the following part:
spir, spiro Latin root that means breathe