A secret or underhand plan: fears of a Jesuit complot to undermine republican institutions
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- I cannot brook their vile complots.
- Fears of a Jesuit complot to undermine republican institutions were widely bruited in the 1870s.
- The 7th chapter denounces "the anti-astrological process" (the malignant academic complot to exclude astrology from the science mainstream).
Mid 16th century: French, of uncertain origin.
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