counterplot

[ noun, verb koun-ter-plot; verb koun-ter-plot ]SEE DEFINITION OF counterplot
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The story of each year, with its plot and counterplot, I have told elsewhere.

The king is only, or he appears, tricksy because you compel him to wind and counterplot.

But the waters were seething now, stirred to their very lees by plot and counterplot.

It was evident that I had been plunged into the center of intrigue, plot and counterplot.

She was warned in time, and thereupon hatched a counterplot for his destruction.

But you are entirely in the dark as to the purport of all this plot and counterplot?

In reality there was a counterplot, and that in a dangerous quarter.

As nearly as I could make it out, there was a counterplot against the Furious.

By the second challenge Jim had risen to the situation and formed his counterplot.

There, too, moves the game of politics in plot and counterplot.

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