IPA: mækʌnˈeɪʃʌn


  • A clever scheme or artful plot, usually crafted for evil purposes.
  • The act of machinating or plotting.

Examples of "machination" in Sentences

  • It's a machination of disguising the fact.
  • They do not want to get caught up in a machination of U.S.
  • Take, for example, the machination of the body that is pornography.
  • And they should expect more of this kind of machination from the Republicans.
  • Up until the sword rose, I was sure Ned would get out in a Batman/Bond-esque machination.
  • Retired general Valentin Varennikov, a onetime coup plotter against Gorbachev, says that "only some machination can keep us from power."
  • Please explain to Alan Blinder that it is not the breach of an arbitrary government machination like the "debt ceiling" that will serve as the trigger for a default.
  • It operates in a way that there is this big machine that Chancellor Palpatine later the Emperor gets control of and though there are people using the democracy as best they can, Padme and Bail Organa, there is this whole other machination of greed going on.
  • It was Galen who had discovered fragments of four-billion-year-old genetic code contained within the DNA of dozens of humanoid species throughout the quadrant, and his research eventually had revealed this commonality to be a deliberate machination, left by an ancient and now-extinct humanoid civilization.

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