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machinate

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1 to engage in a secret plan to accomplish evil or unlawful ends
  • a trio of courtiers who were discovered to be machinating against the queen

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2 to plan out usually with subtle skill or care
  • the hackers machinated a way to steal credit numbers from the company's Web site

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The first known use of machinate was in 1537

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“Machinate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/machinate. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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