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I need help for a name of an essay for a school project.

What do you call someone who has a lot of power in maintaining order in a country and keeps a big secret that affects everyone but doesn't want to say it in fear he will lose his position. I need a noun.

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Depending on the details, perhaps:

  • A conspirator (someone conspiring in secret, often to seize or keep power)
  • A fraud (someone who deceives others, perhaps about their own credentials)
  • A schemer
  • A plotter
  • A despot (someone with absolute, unlimited power)
  • An imposter (someone who ought not be in the position they are in, perhaps by pretending to be someone they are not)
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From Merriam-Webster.

Mastermind:

: a person who supplies the directing or creative intelligence for a project
// the mastermind behind the terrorist plot
// the real mastermind behind the embezzlement scheme


However, I doubt you're going to find any word that also explicitly means secret—or that the position will be lost if the information becomes known.

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