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Daemon
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machination

(noun) A crafty scheme or cunning design for the accomplishment of a sinister end.

Synonyms: intrigue

Usage: During his early youth he had to contend against the machinations of a malignant uncle, who would have robbed him of his large possessions.
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machination
Definition: (noun) A crafty scheme or cunning design for the accomplishment of a sinister end.
Synonyms: intrigue
Usage: During his early youth he had to contend against the machinations of a malignant uncle, who would have robbed him of his large possessions.
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Daemon wrote:
machination

(noun) A crafty scheme or cunning design for the accomplishment of a sinister end.

Synonyms: intrigue

Usage: During his early youth he had to contend against the machinations of a malignant uncle, who would have robbed him of his large possessions.
taurine
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8BooksOfSengathe
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Daemon wrote:
machination

(noun) A crafty scheme or cunning design for the accomplishment of a sinister end.

Synonyms: intrigue

Usage: During his early youth he had to contend against the machinations of a malignant uncle, who would have robbed him of his large possessions.


DEFINITION : mach·i·na·tion [ˌmakəˈnāSHən, ˌmaSHəˈnāSHən]
NOUN - (machinations) a plot or scheme.
synonyms:
schemes · plotting · plots · intrigues · conspiracies · designs · plans · devices ·
ploys · ruses · tricks · wiles · stratagems · tactics · maneuvers ·
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Unscrupulous repairmen will use machinations to lure their
customers into paying excessive amounts for the work that's
to be done ; or to pay the full amount up front , before the
work has been completed.


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Emel Rapchan
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Usage: During his early youth he had to contend against the machinations of a malignant uncle, who would have robbed him of his large possessions.
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History is still ultimately a question of class struggle, and the developments of the nineteenth century are dominated by the machinations of bourgeois capital.
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