Definition of scheming in English:

scheming

Line breaks: schem¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈskiːmɪŋ
 
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adjective

noun

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  • The activity or practice of making secret and underhand plans: his own colleagues accused him of scheming
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    • He doubted she would be there, considering they were practically done with their scheming, but he was willing to hope for anything.
    • Trapped by political scheming, he was left with little choice but to accept the military assignment.
    • It's a glimpse into the golden age of kings, a lost world of luxury, political scheming, extravagance and hedonism.

Derivatives

schemingly

adverb

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