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synonyms for scheming

  • calculating
  • conniving
  • crafty
  • duplicitous
  • wily
  • designing
  • artful
  • cunning
  • foxy
  • slippery
  • tricky
  • underhand
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antonyms for scheming

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  • naive
  • aboveboard
  • honest
  • open
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How to use scheming in a sentence

The original “Gossip Girl” requires a certain suspension of disbelief, after which its six seasons of scheming, backstabbing and making up fly right by.
12 FEMALE-FORWARD TV SHOWS TO FILL THE ‘YOUNGER’- AND ‘BOLD TYPE’-SHAPED HOLE IN YOUR HEARTINKOO KANG, SONIA RAO, BETHONIE BUTLERJULY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Now Warren’s goal is to encourage teenage girls to think critically about what they actually want in life—and how scheming adventures can help them get it.
THIS VETERAN PADDLER SAYS TEENAGE GIRLS NEED ADVENTUREJULIE ELLISONAPRIL 4, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
He was brilliant at scheming but lousy at pulling off schemes.
LITTLE LIDDYS EVERYWHERE: THE LEGACY OF A POLITICAL ‘SUPER-KLUTZ’DAN ZAKMARCH 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
All of the plotting, scheming, and sneaking lends itself perfectly to the narrative of a man compromising his own morals for the greater good.
IN GHOST OF TSUSHIMA, HONOR IS YOUR GREATEST FOEPATRICK LUCAS AUSTINJULY 14, 2020TIME
All her scheming and fencing would have availed her nothing if she were to break down at the critical moment.
DOPESAX ROHMER
But Diana's mind started upon its scheming journey was now travelling fast.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
She was loyal to pledge and persons, sentimental and faithful; I am loyal to ideas and instincts, emotional and scheming.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
She keeps on scheming to find a way to set the rooms in order for her young master, as she still calls him.
MAEZLIJOHANNA SPYRI
The missing garments, it seemed clear, had been appropriated by the scheming Trymore.
MOTOR MATT'S MYSTERYSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
I do not really wish to be scheming away, working a favourite hobby, &c., but I do believe this to be absolutely essential.
LIFE OF JOHN COLERIDGE PATTESONCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SCHEMING

  • adept
  • adroit
  • clever
  • crafty
  • designing
  • dexterous
  • foxy
  • ingenious
  • masterly
  • politic
  • proficient
  • resourceful
  • scheming
  • sharp
  • shrewd
  • slick
  • sly
  • smart
  • smooth
  • tricky
  • wily
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.