machination

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From Latin machinatio, from machinari (to contrive); see machinate.

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machination (plural machinations)

  1. A clever scheme or artful plot, usually crafted for evil purposes.
  2. The act of machinating or plotting.

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machination f (plural machinations)

  1. Undercover or underhanded plot; machination.