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 for collude
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Collude \Col*lude"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Colluded; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Colluding.] [L. colludere, -lusum; col- + ludere to
     play. See Ludicrous.]
     To have secretly a joint part or share in an action; to play
     into each other's hands; to conspire; to act in concert.
     [1913 Webster]
           If they let things take their course, they will be
           represented as colluding with sedition.  --Burke.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: act in unison or agreement and in secret towards a
           deceitful or illegal purpose; "The two companies conspired
           to cause the value of the stock to fall" [syn: conspire,

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