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Machination

Pronunciation of Machination
/mˌakɪnˈe͡ɪʃən/, /mˌakɪnˈe‍ɪʃən/, /m_ˌa_k_ɪ_n_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n/

Synonyms for machination:

Sense 1

connivance.

Sense 2

conspiracy, collusion, cabal.

Sense 3

scheme.

Other synonyms and related words:

craft, art, blind, fraud, guile, imposture, collusion, intrigue, invention, scheme, wile, connivance, finesse, cabal, conspiracy, design.

Sense 2 (noun)

conspiracy, cabal, connivance, collusion, scheme.

intention (noun)

design.

machination (noun)

intrigue.

maneuver, plot (noun)

artifice, device, ruse, design, cabal, intrigue, stratagem, scheme, conspiracy, trick, dodge, ploy.

stratagem (noun)

tactics, trickery, device, feint, trick, plot, artifice, ploy, trap, wrinkle, dodge, deception, trick of the trade, pitfall, maneuver, ruse, stratagem, Trojan Horse, subterfuge, contrivance, game.

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