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machinations
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The Importance of Being Earnest
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  • ] To save my poor, innocent, trusting boy from the machinations of any other girl there are no lengths to which I would not go.

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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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