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An orderly combination of things on a definite plan; system
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  1. An orderly combination of things on a definite plan; system
  2. An orderly plan or arrangement of related parts:
  3. A secret or devious plan; a plot:
The pattern or sequence of events in a narrative or drama.
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  1. The pattern or sequence of events in a narrative or drama.
  2. A secret, usually evil, project or scheme; conspiracy
  3. A secret plan to accomplish a hostile or illegal purpose; a scheme.
A crafty stratagem; a subterfuge.
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  1. A crafty stratagem; a subterfuge.
  2. 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.
  3. A stratagem, trick, or artifice
Any movement or procedure intended as a skillful or shrewd step toward some objective; stratagem; artifice; scheme
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  1. Any movement or procedure intended as a skillful or shrewd step toward some objective; stratagem; artifice; scheme
  2. A movement or combination of movements involving skill and dexterity:
  3. Any change of aircraft movement executed by the pilot
The intrigues of such a group; plot
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  1. The intrigues of such a group; plot
  2. A small group of persons joined in a secret, often political, intrigue; junta
  3. A secret scheme or plot.
In divorce law, in states that do not have no-fault divorce, an agreement between husband and wife to suppress facts, manufacture false evidence, or to do some act that would create or appear to create a ground for divorce. If discovered, the agreement will cause the divorce to be denied.
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  1. In divorce law, in states that do not have no-fault divorce, an agreement between husband and wife to suppress facts, manufacture false evidence, or to do some act that would create or appear to create a ground for divorce. If discovered, the agreement will cause the divorce to be denied.
  2. An often secret action taken by two or more parties to achieve an illegal or improper purpose.
  3. A secret agreement for fraudulent or illegal purpose; conspiracy
The process of conniving.
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  1. The process of conniving.
  2. (Law) Cooperation in the commission of an illegal or wrongful act.
  3. The assent to, encouragement of, or promotion of another’s wrongdoing by silence or feigned ignorance. See also conspiracy. 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.
An agreement to perform together an illegal, wrongful, or subversive act.
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  1. An agreement to perform together an illegal, wrongful, or subversive act.
  2. A joining or acting together, as if by sinister design:
  3. An agreement or combination by two or more individuals to commit a crime or to commit a lawful act by unlawful means. Making the agreement is a crime, even if the unlawful act that is planned is never performed, but most states require overt action by one of the conspirators to further the conspiracy before the making of the agreement becomes criminal. A conspiracy to harm someone is also a tort. Also called partnership in crime. See also tortfeasor, concert of action rule, accessory, accomplice, aid and abet, attempt, connivance, conscious parallelism, and solicitation.
A secret love affair
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  1. A secret love affair
  2. The practice of or involvement in such schemes:
  3. A secret or underhand scheme; a plot.
The pattern or sequence of events in a narrative or drama.
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  1. The pattern or sequence of events in a narrative or drama.
  2. A secret, usually evil, project or scheme; conspiracy
  3. A secret plan to accomplish a hostile or illegal purpose; a scheme.
An orderly combination of things on a definite plan; system
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  1. An orderly combination of things on a definite plan; system
  2. An orderly plan or arrangement of related parts:
  3. A secret or devious plan; a plot:
Find another word for machination. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for machination, like: scheme, plot, ruse, maneuver, intrigue, plot, trick, cabal, collusion, connivance and conspiracy.