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The CIA has a penchant for such hilarious and sometimes depraved schemes.

It did not feature outsized personalities or grandiose schemes.

He plots and schemes and bides his time to strike when he thinks the stars are aligned in his favor.

Among the schemes that did go forward to completion was an offering of mortgage-related securities called Hudson 1.

And those “scheduling schemes” are placing veterans at risk.

More foolish, more culpable weakness was never shown than in thus yielding to these schemes.

Most of the sanitary improvements and the educational, all schemes for parks and better streets, come from them.

It is said that, this year as in others, he has made a great cargo by the schemes and methods mentioned in the duplicates.

The deposed ruler plotted and planned all kinds of schemes whereby he might be restored to his old position of authority.

Their boasted successes, the crowding of colonies, schemes of settlement and development,—all were disagreeable and irritating.


On this page you'll find 68 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to schemes, such as: blueprint, theory, game plan, pattern, system, and arrangement.

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