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noun as in conspirator


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Afterward, he spoke outside the courthouse to reporters while protesters held up a sign saying “coup plotter” behind them.

Le Carré was always a superb plotter, and here he deftly arranges a mosaic of seemingly unrelated events and conversations that cohere into a full picture only as the book comes to an end.

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In the end, her advanced age and entrenched political ties caused the plotters to rule out Diamante just as they had Sanon, according to the mercenary’s testimony.

The plotters reconsidered, then backed down, a spiral that started Tuesday and continued Wednesday.

The plotters both anticipated violence and continued to act in concert after the break-in, investigators alleged in court documents.

Awoonor had driven the friend to Togo only to be accused of abetting the escape of a plotter in an unsuccessful coup.

Another accused 9/11 plotter, Ramzi bin al-Shibh was arrested in Karachi that same year.

The American al Qaeda plotter Anwar al-Awlaki was the most prolific advocate of the lone-attack tactic.

The officer cut off contact with Headley when Mir, the lead plotter, backed away from the operation in March 2009, documents say.

The Guardian calls Hage a stylist and a plotter who manages both “with great brio and expertise.”

He is suspected of radical proclivities, and is still, it is rumoured, an active plotter against the existing monarchy.

For the time they were of no use to that plotter, whose plans had, up to the present time, failed.

And what would induce me to expose her to the public gaze as the chief victim, or the chief plotter in a fraud?

By a grant which passed the Great Seal without fee in March, 1587, he acquired much of the principal plotter's property.

Those few last words whispered to Sapazani by the white arch-plotter had contained a death warrant.

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On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to plotter, such as: accomplice, collaborator, traitor, betrayer, highbinder, and subversive.

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