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mastermind

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mastermind

  1. a person who designs and guides a plan or undertaking the real mastermind behind the embezzlement scheme Synonyms architect, engineerRelated Words builder, maker, producer; captain, commander, director, handler, leader, manager, quarterback; contriver, designer, formulator, originator, spawner; arranger, hatcher, organizer, planner, plotter, schemer; finagler, machinator, maneuverer; developer, generator, inaugurator, initiator, inspirer, instituter (or institutor), pioneer


mastermind

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of mastermind

  1. to plan out usually with subtle skill or care he was charged with masterminding a plan to redecorate the suite of offices without seriously disrupting business operations Synonyms contrive, finagle, finesse, frame, machinate, maneuver, manipulate, engineer, negotiate, wangleRelated Words arrange, concert, conclude, hammer out, work out; angle (for), compass, intrigue, plot, scheme; connive; brew, concoct, cook (up), hatch; captain, command, conduct, direct, handle, manage, quarterback, run; gerrymanderNear Antonyms blow, bobble, botch, bungle, butcher, flub, fumble, gum (up), louse up, mangle, mess (up), mishandle, muff



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