Thesaurus / machination

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All MacTaggart's anger rose against madame for her machination.

Doom CastleNeil Munro

The characters of all these personages were unblemished and respectable, until this machination was detected.

The protest of the church was of no avail to defeat the machination of demagogues.

Never was frail and trembling mortal less prepared to encounter with machination, and to brave unheard of dangers.

ImogenWilliam Godwin

I should fear it was some machination of the Prince of —d——, who is determined on driving him from Venice.

Lauzun was always occupied with some machination, even against those to whom he was indifferent; this kept his hand in.

This was their machination, adding crime to crime, as it is said, "The last error shall be worse than the first."

Disunion is at the bottom of this long-concealed Texas machination.

His elevation to the presidency was the act of his fellow-citizens—not the machination of himself.

I will return to Paris to-morrow; I will defeat his machination, expose his falsehood!

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