July 14th, 2009

Short dreams Tuesday

machination [mak-uh-NEY-shuhn]

noun
1. an act or instance of machinating. (helpful, I know)
2. crafty schemes; plots; intrigues.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/machination


Until the prince chose her and she came into her position of power, Cinderella was entirely helpless against the machinations that her step-family put to work against her.


Yes, I know, I put the word 'against' in that sentence twice. It's awkward, and I'm sorry. =/