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Topic: CRIME


2 verb
scheme2 [intransitive]
SCC to secretly make clever and dishonest plans to get or achieve something
scheme to do something
She schemed to kill him with poison.
scheme against
He became aware that people were scheming against him and called an emergency meeting.
She's nothing but a lying, scheming little monster!
schemer noun [countable]
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