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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of mastermind.

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Examples

  • Adding the Club World Cup trophy to the Champions League, Serie A and Italian Cup titles masterminded by his predecessor will relieve some of that pressure on the former Liverpool boss as he looks to lift Inter in the second half of the season from their current seventh spot in Serie A.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • He was said to have "masterminded" the Mickey Mouse Revue featured at Disney World and Tokyo Disneyland.

    Obituaries of note: Emory Bellard, Bill Justice, Tom Carnegie, Derek Rawcliffe,

  • Sheikh Mohammed as to why he "masterminded" the attacks on 9/11:

    Printing: Answering Helen Thomas on Why They Want to Harm Us

  • We are talking here about someone who had previously and openly declared that he had "masterminded" the slaughter of 3000 by-standers.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • And she kind of masterminded the entire creation of this company, along with Martha, her good friend, when they decide they wanted to tear off from Time Warner and create their own company.

    CNN Transcript Jun 4, 2003

  • Honors "masterminded" the 2006-2007 production of the videos, which were shown aboard the ship, the newspaper said.

    Reuters: Top News

  • These contrasting opinions reflect real theoretical differences that exist between Jeppesen and myself, since I view the idea that any small group of people 'masterminded' the late 70s punk explosion as unnecessarily reductive.

    Brit Lit Blogs

  • In court documents, some of the six people charged with conspiring to kill him said that a longtime resident who was an unofficial property manager, Stan Pegram, 54, "masterminded" the slaying because he disliked Hanson.

    Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Local News

  • Srinivas also informed ICAI that the fraud had been "masterminded" by Satyam's founder and former chairman B Ramalinga Raju, his younger brother company's former managing director B Rama Raju, the ICAI President said.

    Zee News : India National

  • Vadlamani Srinivas also told the ICAI that the fraud had been "masterminded" by Satyam's founder and former chairman, B Ramalinga Raju, and his younger brother and the company's former managing director, B Rama Raju, the ICAI president said.

    The Times of India

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