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mastermind

mas·ter·mind

mastermind

 
pronunciation:
mae str maInd
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: masterminded, masterminding, masterminds
definition: to cleverly plan and supervise the development of.
She masterminded the plot to depose the new leader.
synonyms:
engineer
similar words:
develop, direct, execute, head, innovate, invent, lead, manage, oversee, run, supervise
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a clever and intelligent person, esp. one who develops and directs plans, projects, or the like.
synonyms:
ace, expert, genius, master, pro, whiz, wizard
similar words:
virtuoso