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machinates

verb , present tense third-person singular of 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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