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  1. plottingnoun

    Scheming; making plots.

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  1. Plotting

    of Plot


  1. Plotting

    Plotting is a book by Jack Woodford. Initially published as Plotting - How to Have a Brain Child in 1939, the book was re-issued with the title Plotting in 1948. A sequel of sorts to Woodford’s popular Trial and Error, Plotting details numerous methods of creating plots for short stories, novels, and other works of fiction.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. plotting

    The making of the plan after an actual survey of the place has been obtained.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of plotting in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of plotting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of plotting in a Sentence

  1. Deputy District Attorney Dan Akemon:

    Michael Gargiulo hobby was plotting the perfect opportunity to attack women with a knife in and around their homes.

  2. Prime Minister David Cameron:

    These terrorists are plotting to kill us and to radicalize our children right now. They attack us because of who we are, not because of what we do, the question is this: do we work with our allies to degrade and destroy this threat, and do we go after these terrorists in their heartlands, from where they are plotting to kill British people, or do we sit back and wait for them to attack us?

  3. John Pistole:

    Without going into details about what that may look like from a classified intelligence perspective, we do remain concerned that there is active plotting going on.

  4. J. D. Salinger:

    I am a kind of paranoiac in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.

  5. Chuck Schumer:

    The big lie's consuming the GOP: House GOP's plotting the demotion of Rep. Cheney for the crime of repeating the truth—that Joe Biden is President, senate GOP seems content to allow the right to vote to be taken away.

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