UnivSource.com - Your Most Comprehensive Source for Information on Universities
  Web UnivSource.com

You're Here : UnivSource Home > Vocabulary Builder (Beta Version)

The current version of the vocabulary builder covers over 2720 words & is useful for students preparing for academic English examinations such as SAT, GRE, GMAT, etc. Now you can also listen to the pronunciation of words. - Refer a Friend.

SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend

conspiracy (noun) plot (unlawful).

When two or more people plan secretly to remove or assassinate a ruler, to overthrow a government, to harm a person in power, or to seize political power, their plan is a conspiracy. They plot the conspiracy. A conspiracy is an act of treachery, that is, an action that causes danger to people in power or a government. When people plot a conspiracy, they enter into a conspiracy.

  • A conspiracy was suspected behind the assassination of President Kennedy, but it could not be proved, as the alleged assassin was shot dead while being taken to court.
  • As King Richard I of England was always busy with the crusades, his younger brother and the Norman lords plotted his removal, but their conspiracy did not succeed.
Useful Links
Download Our iPhone App
Download Our Android App
Earn Your Degree Online
Earn Your Art & Design Degree Online
Earn Your Business Degree Online
Earn Your Culinary Degree Online
Earn Your Education Degree Online
Earn Your Health Care Degree Online
Earn Your Law & Justice Degree Online
Earn Your Psychology Degree Online
Earn Your Technicians Degree Online
Earn Your Technology Degree Online
US Universities by Name
US Universities by Program
US Universities by State
Canadian Universities by Name
Canadian Universities by Region

Last Modified : 11-May 2009
Best viewed with 1024 x 768 resolution & Microsoft Internet Explorer