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machinations
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Frankenstein
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  • But through the whole period during which I was the slave of my creature I allowed myself to be governed by the impulses of the moment; and my present sensations strongly intimated that the fiend would follow me and exempt my family from the danger of his machinations.
  • I am the assassin of those most innocent victims; they died by my machinations.
  • I gasped for breath, and throwing myself on the body, I exclaimed, "Have my murderous machinations deprived you also, my dearest Henry, of life?

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  • She is an innocent and ignorant of the danger from their machinations.
  • Even the name of the wind was hidden from him by the clever machinations of his captors.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind

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