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scheming Line breaks: schem¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈskiːmɪŋ/

Definition of scheming in English:


Given to or involved in making secret and underhand plans: they had mean, scheming little minds
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  • She was planning, or rather scheming, in her children's lives.
  • When my friend told me about this aspect of the pre-interview my scheming humorist mind awakened like a sleeping giant.
  • They comply, but the scheming Lane has other plans.


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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.



Words that rhyme with scheming

Deeming, steaming
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