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  • n. Plural form of machination.


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  • Some say Frederick’s interference in machinations of the powerful helped foment or prolong the chaos of the First World War.

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  • At the bottom line of these complex machinations is this: After the 2001 season, the Yankees could be free to obtain a much more lucrative TV arrangement.

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  • You will notice also the letters warning Mr. Hale of certain machinations of commercial enemies and secret manipulations of stock.

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  • The point of Orlando's machinations is to remove Hesperus as a rival for Floribel's affections.


  • Well, some record label machinations and a bit of switcheroo in the band's membership happened, and 2008's

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  • The most prominent politicians to whom he was attached were Democrats, Rod Blagojevich and Barack Obama, but, as the Chicago Tribune observes, his machinations were a scandal for both parties:

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  • Writer Eric Saward was fascinated by the character of Davros and resurrected him as well, and Davros and his machinations were the focal points for both Resurrection and Season 22's Revelation of the Daleks.

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  • Lloyd Davis, Leisa Reichelt and I have been spending a lot of time plotting just lately, and the result of our machinations was the creation, at midnight in a semi-derelict Gothic mansion and with the help of a bolt of lightening, of Fruitful Seminars.

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  • The only character that seems to escape their machinations is The Bat-God also evident in this mini-series.

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  • Frain's character and his machinations are the starting point of the show's new superhero mythology - it's Chess who plots to frame police detective Vince Faraday - News


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