"machinates" in the verb sense
1. organize, organise, prepare, devise, get up, machinate
arrange by systematic planning and united effort
"machinate a plot"
"organize a strike"
"devise a plan to take over the director's office"
2. conspire, cabal, complot, conjure, machinate
engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together
"They conspired to overthrow the government"
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