Other Words for Machination

Machination Adjective Synonyms
plotting, scheming, intriguing, manoeuvring, designing, manipulating, plot, scheme, intrigue, maneuver, design, stratagem, ruse, trick, trickery, artifice, dirty trick(s), wile, manipulation, ploy, tactic(s), move, gambit
He escaped from the machinations of his enemies. Must you resort to such machinations merely to get them to listen.

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Trick / Move

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