Machination Definition

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[n] a crafty and involved plot to achieve your (usually sinister) ends


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Synonyms

intrigue

See Also...

plot, priestcraft, secret plan

Misc. Definitions

\Mach`i*na"tion\, n. [L. machinatio: cf. F. machination.]
1. The act of machinating. --Shak.
2. That which is devised; a device; a hostile or treacherous scheme; an artful design or plot. Devilish machinations come to naught. --Milton. His ingenious machinations had failed. --Macaulay.

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