"scheming" in the verb sense
1. scheme, intrigue, connive
form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner
devise a system or form a scheme for
"scheming" in the adjective sense
1. calculating, calculative, conniving, scheming, shrewd
acting with a specific goal
"the most calculating and selfish men in the community"
2. designing, scheming
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"
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