Definition of machinate in English:
Engage in plots and intrigues; scheme.
- They have no place machinating behind the scenes now.
- American cinema has, for years, worked its magic to manipulate popular opinion, machinating to fortify racial stereotypes, prejudice, jingoism, and hegemonic control - especially during times of political change.
- Focusing on the GCC has given the impression that climate change obstructionism is confined to a handful of goggle-eyed fossil fuel fundamentalists machinating on the margins of respectable corporate society.
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- The problem with that is that the winner is then the side most skilled at political machination, or the person who's physically stronger - not the person whose conclusion is better.
- So, you are saying, Senator, that this is a deliberate machination on their part to throw or slow down the progress of this.
- Hurricanes, severe earthquakes, dictatorships, revolution, counterrevolution, famines, epidemics, civil war, volcanic eruptions, and foreign machination have all besieged Nicaragua.
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- The picture could be a physiognomical paradigm of a conspirator, a machinator, a schemer, a Machiavel.
- This superior adventure, set partly in Prague, involves threatening political machinators, a fearsome golem, and a brave girl who is orchestrating anti-magical resistance.
- NY1 hears creaking and shouts of eminent domain from Pataki's office, as if he wasn't the visionless machinator behind the whole fiasco.
Pronunciation: /ˌmakəˈnāSHən/ /ˌmaSHə-/noun
Words that rhyme with machinatecachinnate
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