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Synonyms for scheming
ˈski mɪŋschem·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. calculating, calculative, conniving, scheming, shrewdadjective

    used of persons

    "the most calculating and selfish men in the community"

    Synonyms:
    shrewd, calculative, designing, calculating, conniving, sharp, astute, collusive

    Antonyms:
    soft, artless

  2. designing, schemingadjective

    concealing crafty designs for advancing your own interest

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

    Synonyms:
    designing, calculative, calculating, shrewd, conniving

    Antonyms:
    artless, soft

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. schemingadjective

    Synonyms:
    artful, designing, intriguing, machiavelian, tricky, wily, insidious

    Antonyms:
    guileless, undesigning, artless

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "scheming":

    insidious

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How to use scheming in a sentence?

  1. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan:

    We will under no circumstances allow northern Syria to become a victim of their scheming. Because this constitutes a threat for us.

  2. Lili Bernard:

    Once in the lobby, I realized I had just survived an. encounter with a scheming madman who hid his demons behind an alluring personality.

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