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mastermind

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a person who designs and guides a plan or undertaking
  • the real mastermind behind the embezzlement scheme

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mastermind

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of mastermind (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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The first known use of mastermind was in 1872

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“Mastermind.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mastermind. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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