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v. con·spired, con·spir·ing, con·spires
1. To plan together secretly to commit an illegal or wrongful act or accomplish a legal purpose through illegal action.
2. To join or act together; combine: "Semisweet chocolate, cocoa powder, espresso, Cognac, and vanilla all conspire to intensify [the cake's] flavor" (Sally Schneider).
To plan or plot secretly.

[Middle English conspiren, from Old French, from Latin cōnspīrāre : com-, com- + spīrāre, to breathe.]

con·spir′er n.
con·spir′ing·ly adv.
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But note also the momentary dyslexic metathesis that turns the first line's videtur into "divide her," as eyes grope back and forth conspiringly, breathingly, along the Latin line.