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Machinate   Listen
Machinate  v. i.  (past & past part. machinated; pres. part. machinating)  To plan; to contrive; esp., to form a scheme with the purpose of doing harm; to contrive artfully; to plot. "How long will you machinate!"

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"Machinate" Quotes from Famous Books

... the beauteous Kate and her mischief-loving maiden, to plot and machinate against the unsuspecting lover. It behoveth us, moreover, to be absent for a somewhat grave and weighty reason, to wit, that when women are a-plotting, another and a more renowned personage—the beau ideal of whose dress and personal appearance, ...
— Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 (of 2) • John Roby

Words linked to "Machinate" :   machination, coconspire, machinator, organize, mount, pioneer, get up, conspire, prepare, lay, conjure, complot, plot, set up

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