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[ adjective ] concealing crafty designs for advancing your own interest

Synonyms

scheming

Examples

"a selfish and designing nation obsessed with the dark schemes of European intrigue"- W.Churchill "a scheming wife" "a scheming gold digger"

Related terms

artful

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[ noun ] the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan)

Synonyms

design

Examples

"he contributed to the design of a new instrument"

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