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plot1

plot1

 
 
pronunciation:
plat
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the story line or order of events in a book, play, or movie.
The plot of the film was long and complicated.
similar words:
narrative, outline, plan, skeleton
definition 2: a secret plan that has an illegal or dangerous purpose.
The robbers formed a plot to steal the painting.
synonyms:
conspiracy, intrigue, scheme
similar words:
design
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: plots, plotted, plotting
definition 1: to make a map or chart of a route being traveled.
We plotted the group's progress as they climbed the mountain.
synonyms:
chart, diagram, map
similar words:
design, plan
definition 2: to make secret plans for a bad or illegal purpose.
The men plotted to take over the government.
synonyms:
conspire, scheme
similar words:
contrive
derivation: plotless (adj.)
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