MACHINATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MACHINATION
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machination
 n.  clever scheme or artful plot, usually crafted for evil purposes
Classic Sentence: (169 in 12 pages)
1  This would light the stalls and warm them in winter, and would also run a circular saw, a chaff-cutter, a mangel-slicer, and an electric milking machine.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
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2  The windmill had been successfully completed at last, and the farm possessed a threshing machine and a hay elevator of its own, and various new buildings had been added to it.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
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3  It was the noise a machine makes when something has gone wrong.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
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4  Chuff, chuff, chuff the machine buzzed in the bushes.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
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5  Chuff, chuff, chuff, the machine buzzed.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
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6  Chuff, chuff, chuff, went the machine like a corn-cutter on a hot day.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
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7  Chuff, chuff, chuff, the machine ticked.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
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8  Chuff, chuff, chuff went the machine.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
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9  Tick, tick, tick the machine continued.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
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10  A dance tune was put on the machine.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
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11  The machine in the bushes went chuff, chuff, chuff.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
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12  Chuff, chuff, chuff went the machine in the bushes, accurately, insistently.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
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13  The chuff, chuff, chuff of the machine in the bushes had stopped.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
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14  Tick, tick, tick, went the machine in the bushes.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
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15  Tick tick tick the machine reiterated.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
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Example Sentence: (167 in 12 pages)
16  If there is something wrong with the machine,it should be reported at once to the engineer in charge.
17  I have to tell you that the machine is beyond repair.
18  They wanted to design a machine that was both attractive and practical.
19  The machine allows multitasking without the need to buy extra hardware.
20  He has put the party publicity machine behind another candidate.
21  There might be a certain bug in the machine.
22  The customer was impressed by the machine's performance.
23  This new model of drilling machine can bore through solid rock ten metres deep.
24  We use the word 'hardware' to describe the actual machine.
25  The compact design of the machine allows it to be stored easily.
26  The machine's unique design prevents it from overheating.
27  This machine is of bad design.
28  This machine is too difficult to operate.
29  This toy machine gun dismantles easily.
30  His finger was cut off when he caught it in a machine, but the surgeon was able to sew it back on.