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adjective as in deep

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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.

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After mixing up the soil at each site, they added microplastics to some of those plots.

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.

So if someone claims that election problems are evidence of a nefarious political plot, take a moment to consider other possible causes.

The key Venus observations were spectra, or plots of the light coming from the planet in a range of wavelengths.

A common view in Russia is that the West was involved in plotting the revolution in Ukraine.

U.S. intelligence agencies accuse the Khorasan veterans of plotting attacks against commercial airliners in the West.

But what Waters is doing in The Paying Guests is something more nuanced than mere plotting pyrotechnics.

He is as conversant with HTML and Git as with metaphor and the twists and turns of plotting.

Now ISIS controls one third of a state in the Mideast, and is plotting attacks against America.

All the miserable stratagems they had been guilty of to win him; the dishonest plotting and planning.

With nonjurors and persons suspected of plotting against the existing government he must not appear to have any connection.

The plotting of Vautrin, who bore for him an unnatural affection, saved his life; the sentence was commuted.

To be sitting there in an English vicarage plotting violence against a woman disturbed him.

Kildare was also accused of plotting with him, and this charge was never fully cleared up.


On this page you'll find 176 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to plotting, such as: acute, sharp, tricky, cunning, designing, and keen.

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