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Machiavellian

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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MachiavellianMach‧i‧a‧vel‧li‧an /ˌmækiəˈveliən◂/ adjective 🔊 🔊 PPPPOWERusing clever but immoral methods to get what you want syn devious
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Machiavelliana Machiavellian conspiracyThey can resort to Byzantine, even Machiavellian manipulations.Christie and Geis also sought to find out why people differ on the Machiavellian scale.
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