machination definition

  • noun:
    • The work of plotting.
    • A crafty system or cunning design for accomplishment of a sinister end.
    • A clever plan or artful plot, typically crafted for wicked functions.
    • The work of machinating or plotting.
    • The work of machinating.
    • whatever is developed; a tool; a hostile or treacherous scheme; an artful design or story.
    • The act of machinating, or of contriving a scheme for performing some function, specially a forbidden or an evil purpose; underhand plotting or contrivance.
    • what is in the pipeline or contrived; a plot; an artful design created with deliberation; specifically, a hostile or treacherous plan.
    • a crafty and involved land to accomplish your (usually sinister) stops

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