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collusion

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col=lu=sion
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3 in 3 verses (in OT : 3 in 3 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

collusionn. [L. collusio: cf. F. collusion. See Collude.].
  •  A secret agreement and cooperation for a fraudulent or deceitful purpose; a playing into each other's hands; deceit; fraud; cunning.  [1913 Webster]
    "The foxe, maister of collusion."  [1913 Webster]
    "That they [miracles] be done publicly, in the face of the world, that there may be no room to suspect artifice and collusion."  [1913 Webster]
    "By the ignorance of the merchants or dishonesty of the weavers, or the collusion of both, the ware was bad and the price excessive."  [1913 Webster]
  •  An agreement between two or more persons to defraud a person of his rights, by the forms of law, or to obtain an object forbidden by law.  Bouvier. Abbott.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

collusion, n.
1 a secret understanding, esp. for a fraudulent purpose.
2 Law such an understanding between ostensible opponents in a lawsuit.

Derivative
collusive adj. collusively adv.
Etymology
ME f. OF collusion or L collusio (as COLLUDE)

THESAURUS

collusion

accompaniment, accordance, agreement, alliance, artifice, association, bipartisanship, cabal, cahoots, chicane, chicanery, co-working, coaction, coadjuvancy, coadministration, coagency, cochairmanship, codirectorship, coincidence, collaboration, collaborativeness, collectivism, collectivity, combination, combined effort, commensalism, common effort, common enterprise, communalism, communism, communitarianism, community, complicity, complot, concert, concerted action, concomitance, concord, concordance, concourse, concurrence, confederacy, confluence, conjunction, connivance, connivery, consilience, conspiracy, contrivance, contriving, cooperation, cooperativeness, correspondence, counterplot, covin, deep-laid plot, dodgery, duet, duumvirate, ecumenicalism, ecumenicism, ecumenism, engineering, esprit, esprit de corps, fellow feeling, fellowship, finagling, finesse, foul play, frame-up, game, harmony, intrigue, joining of forces, joint effort, joint operation, junction, little game, machination, maneuvering, manipulation, mass action, morale, mutual assistance, mutualism, mutuality, octet, parasitism, pettifoggery, pettifogging, plot, plotting, pooling, pooling of resources, pulling together, quartet, quintet, reciprocity, rigging, saprophytism, scheme, schemery, scheming, septet, sextet, sharp practice, simultaneity, skulduggery, sleight, solidarity, stratagem, supercherie, symbiosis, synchronism, synergism, synergy, team spirit, teamwork, trick, trickery, trio, triumvirate, troika, underhand dealing, underplot, union, united action, web of intrigue, wire-pulling

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Cooperation

N cooperation, coadjuvancy, coadjutancy, coagency, coefficiency, concert, concurrence, complicity, participation, union, additivity, combination, collusion, association, alliance, colleagueship, joint stock, copartnership, cartel, confederation, coalition, fusion, a long pull a strong pull and a pull all together, logrolling, freemasonry, unanimity, esprit de corps, party spirit, clanship, partisanship, concord, synergy, coaction, cooperating, in cooperation, in league, coadjuvant, coadjutant, dyed in the wool, cooperative, additive, participative, coactive, synergetic, synergistic, favorable to, unopposed, as one, shoulder to shoulder, synergistically, cooperatively, due teste valgono piu che una sola.

Deception

N deception, falseness, untruth, imposition, imposture, fraud, deceit, guile, fraudulence, fraudulency, covin, knavery, misrepresentation, bluff, straw-bail, straw bid, spoof, delusion, gullery, juggling, jugglery, slight of hand, legerdemain, prestigiation, prestidigitation, magic, conjuring, conjuration, hocus-pocus, escamoterie, jockeyship, trickery, coggery, chicanery, supercherie, cozenage, circumvention, ingannation, collusion, treachery, practical joke, trick, cheat, wile, blind, feint, plant, bubble, fetch, catch, chicane, juggle, reach, hocus, bite, card sharping, stacked deck, loaded dice, quick shuffle, double dealing, dealing seconds, dealing from the bottom of the deck, artful dodge, swindle, tricks upon travelers, stratagem, confidence trick, fake, hoax, theft, ballot-box stuffing, barney, brace game, bunko game, drop game, gum game, panel game, shell game, thimblerig, skin game, snare, trap, pitfall, decoy, gin, springe, springle, noose, hoot, bait, decoy-duck, tub to the whale, baited trap, guet-a-pens, cobweb, net, meshes, toils, mouse trap, birdlime, dionaea, Venus's flytrap, ambush, trapdoor, sliding panel, false bottom, spring-net, spring net, spring gun, mask, masked battery, mine, flytrap, green goods, panel house, Cornish hug, wolf in sheep's clothing, disguise, disguisement, false colors, masquerade, mummery, borrowed plumes, pattes de velours, mockery, copy, counterfeit, sham, make- believe, forgery, fraud, lie, a delusion a mockery and a snare, hollow mockery, whited sepulcher, painted sepulcher, tinsel, paste, junk jewelry, costume jewelry, false jewelry, synthetic jewels, scagliola, ormolu, German silver, albata, paktong, white metal, Britannia metal, paint, veneer, jerry building, man of straw, illusion, ignis fatuus, mirage, deceived, deceiving, cunning, prestigious, prestigiatory, deceptive, deceptious, deceitful, covinous, delusive, delusory, illusive, illusory, elusive, insidious, ad captandum vulgus, untrue, mock, sham, make-believe, counterfeit, snide, pseudo, spurious, supposititious, so-called, pretended, feigned, trumped up, bogus, scamped, fraudulent, tricky, factitious bastard, surreptitious, illegitimate, contraband, adulterated, sophisticated, unsound, rotten at the core, colorable, disguised, meretricious, tinsel, pinchbeck, plated, catchpenny, Brummagem, artificial, synthetic, ersatz, simulated, under false colors, under the garb of, under cover of, over the left, keep the word of promise to the ear and break it t, fronti nulla fides, ah that deceit should steal such gentle shapes, a quicksand of deceit, decipimur specie recti, falsi crimen, fraus est celare fraudem, lupus in fabula, so smooth, he daubed his vice with show of virtue.


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