Part of speech:
A visionary plan or project
A joining or acting together, as if by sinister design:
The definition of machination is a carefully crafted scheme or plot, usually to achieve some sinister goal.
A legal contract:
To arouse the interest and attention of
The definition of a plan is a document, program or diagram that shows how to proceed.
A confused or intricate relationship of parts.
A city of northeast Bulgaria on the Danube River south of Bucharest, Romania. Founded as a Roman fortress, it is today a major port and industrial center.
A plan; scheme; project
A trick used in evading or cheating
The definition of contrivance is the thing that causes something to happen.
A secret agreement for fraudulent or illegal purpose; conspiracy
A strategic or tactical military or naval movement.
The usage of psychological influence over a person or situation to gain an outcome.
Duplicity or deceit; treachery.
The definition of a game is something you play for fun, sport or as a competitive activity.
The definition of liaison is a meeting in secret.
A love affair, especially an illicit one.
A matter causing public scandal and controversy:
The definition of an interlude is a pause in something, such as a play, or is an intervening period of time in between two other things.
A bond, as of affection or loyalty; fond regard.
An infatuating or being infatuated
A temporary involvement with or achievement of something:
To cause to become involved or concerned with:
To arouse; provoke
To draw by moral, emotional or sexual influence; to engage or fix, as the mind, attention, etc.; to invite or allure.
To beguile is defined as to deceive someone in a cunning way or to enchant someone and make him become attracted to you.
To conspire is to work together and secret plans, or that events are happening that seem to lead to a particular situation or result.
To scheme in an underhanded way
A plot is defined as a secret plan to achieve something illegal or evil.
An action or device designed to deceive, cheat, outwit, etc.; artifice; dodge; ruse; stratagem
To protect with, or make invulnerable by, spells, charms, or supernatural influences.
Entertain is defined as to make hold the attention of someone and give them fun, to have someone over as a guest, or to think about something.
To attract or hold motionless, as by a fixed look or by inspiring terror
The definition of attractive is rousing interest and pleasure, especially in terms of physical looks.
(Art) Designating or of the decorative style of the mosaics, frescoes, etc. of the Byzantine Empire, characterized by lack of perspective, use of rich colors, esp. gold, and emphasis on religious symbolism
The definition of complicated is someone or something that is hard to understand or something that is hard to untangle.
Of or constituting a labyrinth
Deception by trickery or sophistry.
A sudden appropriation of leadership or power; a takeover:
To be highly, often subtly attractive:
(Informal) To present or argue something in a particular way or from a particular viewpoint.
Appeal means to make an urgent request for something that is necessary or desired.
(Physiol.) To produce or increase the response of (an organism, organ, tissue, etc.) to a proper stimulus
To devise, plan, or plot artfully, esp. with evil intent
To clarify or solve (something confusing) by reasoning or study:
To force (one's way), as through a crowd
(--- Informal) To disregard on purpose. Usually used in the imperative:
To fail to carry out (an expected or required action) through carelessness or by intention; leave undone
The assent to, encouragement of, or promotion of another’s wrongdoing by silence or feigned ignorance. See also conspiracy. To be in collusion with another person. See also conspiracy. In family law, the consent by one spouse of the other spouse’s improper conduct (such as adultery), either in advance of the conduct or while it is occurring, when that wrongful conduct is a potential ground for divorce.
To act in collusion or conspire, esp. for a fraudulent purpose
A secret plan to achieve an evil or illegal end
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