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noun as in tract of land

verb as in map out; draw

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What followed, prosecutors said, was a criminal plot by his underlings to cyberstalk the couple.

From Fortune

Counseling, rehab, a lot of medication, trial and error, quitting drinking, and support from family and friends have essentially kept me here and with the plot.

From Ozy

Over subsequent days, the hacker met with the employee multiple times to hash out the plot, unaware that the FBI was listening in.

From Fortune

After rejecting all possible sources of error they could think of, the researchers came up with three explanations that would fit the size and shape of the bump in their data plots.

And, if you’ve forgotten, here’s the plot summary, as told by Anya Dubner.

When communism was a threat, it was construed as a communist plot.

But his account of a dissident plot involving Gambian expats using U.S. weapons is similar to what Faal told the FBI.

Another member of the plot took care of the ammo along with black uniforms, night-vision equipment, and body armor.

They were able to purchase weapons and plot attacks on the island without much interference.

The plot was a string of anecdotes from the senseless shootings of friends that Brinsley knew.

It was thanks to the discovery of this plot that the Marshal first got information of his enemies' projected advance.

But Magellan learned of their wicked plot in time to defeat them, and he punished them as they deserved.

While he grieved over the loss of our little one, you conceived a vile plot to 'get even,' Oh, you—liar!

It was assuming a great deal to tell a woman that he saw through her plot to disenchant him with a rival.

The friends so overacted their part, that Jane immediately saw through the plot.


On this page you'll find 202 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to plot, such as: conspiracy, design, maneuver, scam, trick, and artifice.

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