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By day he kept at his job but schemed to find ways to work in the movies.

Kennedy schemed to have Johnson removed from the ticket in 1964.

The leak has since been used to suggest that Diallo may have schemed with her incarcerated friend to make money off Strauss-Kahn.

A man who has schemed for some time can no longer do without it; all other ways of living are to him dull and insipid.

She had asked it, and schemed for it, and of course she did not fail.

So cleverly had Vardes schemed, it seemed impossible that Madame, still unaware of his villainy, could escape destruction.

I have had to fight and scheme as I have never fought and schemed before, to keep them apart.

It is the one great and settled goal towards which we who have understood have schemed and fought our way.


On this page you'll find 85 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to schemed, such as: calculated, careful, cautious, cold-blooded, conscious, and meticulous.

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