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    machiavellian

    machiavellian - Dictionary definition and meaning for word machiavellian

    Definition
    (noun) a follower of Machiavelli's principles Definition
    (adj) of or relating to Machiavelli or the principles of conduct he recommended
    Example Sentence
    • Machiavellian thinking
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sounds like mafia villain. A villain is always crafty and double dealing.

this word sounds like "macchi vali" means women who sell fish... and they are very crafty in doing double-dealing with people.

machilavellian(machia+vel+lian)machia=fish,vel=well,lian=lion. lion is thinking very cunningly to get the fish in the well. machia+vel+lian

Typical old hindi film 'villain' with a cigarette in his mouth and who demands 'machis' from you !

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