conspirator

[kuhn-spir-uh-ter]
noun
a person who takes part in a conspiracy; plotter.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English conspiratour < Anglo-French < Medieval Latin; see conspire, -tor

nonconspirator, noun
preconspirator, noun


traitor, schemer, conniver.
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conspiracy (kənˈspɪrəsɪ)
 
n , pl -cies
1.  a secret plan or agreement to carry out an illegal or harmful act, esp with political motivation; plot
2.  the act of making such plans in secret
 
con'spirator
 
n
 
conspiratorial
 
adj
 
con'spiratory
 
adj
 
conspira'torially
 
adv

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conspirator
1413, conspyratour, from Fr. conspirateur, from L. conspiratorem, noun of action from conspirare (see conspire). Fem. form conspiratress is from mid-18c. Related: Conspiratorial (1855); conspiratorially (1912); conspiratory (adj., 1801).
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Example sentences
And that, it seemed, had marked the end of his career as a conspirator.
If you're playing the game, you're a conspirator by virtue of the fact that you have some control.
As the co-conspirator was initially leaving, several shots were fired at his vehicle.
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