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  • verbplan, scheme
  • verbmap out; draw

synonyms for plotting

  • conspire
  • devise
  • hatch
  • operate
  • sketch
  • angle
  • brew
  • cabal
  • cogitate
  • collude
  • conceive
  • concoct
  • connive
  • contrive
  • design
  • draft
  • finagle
  • frame
  • imagine
  • intrigue
  • lay
  • machinate
  • maneuver
  • outline
  • project
  • promote
  • wangle
  • cook up
  • rough out
  • set up
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antonyms for plotting

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  • destroy
  • disorganize
  • leave alone
  • neglect
  • forget
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Still, fans were mainly baffled at both Dean’s manner of death and the many unresolved plot lines or absent elements from the episode.
SUPERNATURAL’S BONKERS SERIES FINALE MARKED THE END OF AN ERA OF FANDOMAJA ROMANONOVEMBER 20, 2020VOX
After mixing up the soil at each site, they added microplastics to some of those plots.
POLLUTING MICROPLASTICS HARM BOTH ANIMALS AND ECOSYSTEMSALISON PEARCE STEVENSNOVEMBER 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Those with a high tolerance for antiheroic political thrillers will have no problem watching it — or figuring out its overall plot well before it’s revealed.
WITH ‘ROADKILL,’ PBS INVITES YOU TO WATCH A NARCISSIST POLITICIAN WHO GETS AWAY WITH EVERYTHING. HOW DOES THAT GRAB YOU?HANK STUEVEROCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
So if someone claims that election problems are evidence of a nefarious political plot, take a moment to consider other possible causes.
VOTERS SHOULD RESIST BLAMING EVERY ELECTION GLITCH ON POLITICAL INTERFERENCEAMY NORDRUMOCTOBER 29, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The key Venus observations were spectra, or plots of the light coming from the planet in a range of wavelengths.
DOUBTS OVER A ‘POSSIBLE SIGN OF LIFE’ ON VENUS SHOW HOW SCIENCE WORKSLISA GROSSMANOCTOBER 28, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Apparently they were going to build a house on a plot across the Columbia River in an even smaller hick town than Longview.
THERE’S ALWAYS SOME KILLING YOU GOT TO DO ON A FARMEUGENE ROBINSONOCTOBER 23, 2020OZY
The Waterloo team kept it simple and used plots of color on a 2D graph.
HOW FUTURE AI COULD RECOGNIZE A KANGAROO WITHOUT EVER HAVING SEEN ONEVANESSA BATES RAMIREZOCTOBER 22, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Almost everything can become part of some “vast plot,” she says, from YouTube’s decision to remove channels promoting the QAnon conspiracy theory to expert predictions that slow-to-be-counted mail-in votes will boost Democratic election results.
EFFORTS TO UNDERMINE THE ELECTION ARE TOO BIG FOR FACEBOOK AND TWITTER TO COPE WITHBOBBIE JOHNSONOCTOBER 21, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
They’re going to forget about the different plot points, but they will never forget how your film made them feel.
HOW MAKING A FILM LED ISABEL SANDOVAL TO COME OUT AS TRANSEUGENE ROBINSONOCTOBER 20, 2020OZY
So, if we say, you could build 10 units on a plot and now you can build 20, why don’t we capture that additional land value, largely for affordable housing.
WHY ARE CITIES (STILL) SO EXPENSIVE? (EP. 435)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 15, 2020FREAKONOMICS
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WORDS RELATED TO PLOTTING

  • artful
  • astute
  • calculating
  • conniving
  • contriving
  • crafty
  • cunning
  • deceitful
  • devious
  • expedient
  • opportunist
  • plotting
  • shrewd
  • sly
  • underhanded
  • unscrupulous
  • wily
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