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counterplot

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noun coun·ter·plot \-ˌplät\

Definition of counterplot

  1. :  a plot designed to thwart an opponent's plot



Circa 1611

First Known Use of counterplot

circa 1611


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counterplot

verb coun·ter·plot

Definition of counterplot

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to intrigue against :  foil with a plot



1662

First Known Use of counterplot

1662


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