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verb as in plan and direct

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Vincent reportedly said that the mastermind behind the plot was a foreigner named “Mike” who spoke Spanish and English.

Actor and producer Vin Diesel, the star and arguably the creative mastermind of the Fast & Furious franchise, is a big Dungeons & Dragons fan.

From Vox

She did not want to be spared simply out of pity for being a wife, nor could she accept that she was the mastermind.

From Time

The mastermind behind Chula Vista’s drone program, retired Capt.

Anita Egbune and Marian Arafiena are the masterminds behind the new platform that has already attracted five live projects.

Zubaydah indentified Khalid Sheikh Mohammed as the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks.

Self-described 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed was also kept at Cobalt after his March 2003 in Pakistan.

Surely only an advanced hacker could mastermind such a fiendish act — right?

And he was also the secret mastermind behind the biggest bank heists of his day.

But the mastermind of the Hamas kidnapping strategy is al-Arouri, Israeli officials say.

A banquet extraordinary was shortly to take place, and M. Sapin, the mastermind, came to beg of Regali the recipe for his ragout.

His mastermind comprehended the importance and necessity of combined and harmonious effort.

This girl was obviously the assistant to the Mastermind who originated the scheme.

Or, in contact with a mastermind, he may take fire, and the glow of the enthusiasm may be the inspiration of his life.

He said to Professor Garet, "All right, mastermind, untie me."


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mastermind, such as: organize, author, and think up.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.