thwarting a scheme

thwarting a scheme
violating a plan, canceling a plan in order to injure someone

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • List of characters in Astro City — The world of Astro City has numerous heroes and villains in the cast, as well as normal, everyday civilians along with other, stranger entities. It is a rich, well textured array of characters, influenced from a broad spectrum of history, myths,… …   Wikipedia

  • Deszaras — Deszaras, also known as Deathsaurus, is the fictional antagonist of the animated series and its accompanying toyline, one of the numerous Transformers series.Transformers: Generation 1Transformers character name =Deszaras caption = affiliation… …   Wikipedia

  • Daniel Estulin — (born in Vilnius, Lithuania) is an author, public speaker, whose main interest is the Bilderberg Group,[1] an annual invitation only conference of the elites in the fields of business, finance, media, military and politics. He is known for his… …   Wikipedia

  • nubia — /nooh bee euh, nyooh /, n. a light, knitted woolen head scarf for women. [1855 60; < L nub(es) a cloud + IA] * * * Ancient region of the Nile River valley, northeastern Africa. Its borders originally extended north to include Aswān and, before… …   Universalium

  • Nubia — /nooh bee euh, nyooh /, n. 1. a region in S Egypt and the Sudan, N of Khartoum, extending from the Nile to the Red Sea. 2. Kingdom of, an ancient state in Nubia, 2000 B.C. A.D. 1400. 3. Lake. See Nasser, Lake. * * * Ancient region of the Nile… …   Universalium

  • Deathsaurus — is the fictional antagonist of the animated series Transformers: Victory and its accompanying toyline, one of the numerous Transformers series. Wired Magazine once nominated him as one 12 most ridiculous Transformers of all time.[1] Contents 1… …   Wikipedia

  • Evil — • In a large sense, described as the sum of the opposition, which experience shows to exist in the universe, to the desires and needs of individuals; whence arises, among humans beings at least, the sufferings in which life abounds Catholic… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Crash Bandicoot 2: N-Tranced — Not to be confused with Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back. Crash Bandicoot 2: N Tranced Crash Bandicoot 2: N Tranced cover art Developer(s) Vicarious Vis …   Wikipedia

  • Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …   Universalium

  • Count Petofi — is the name of a fictional character featured in the 1966 ndash;1971 ABC cult TV Gothic horror soap opera Dark Shadows . Count Petofi was an extremely powerful warlock who appeared in the 1897 storyline. He was primarily portrayed by Thayer David …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”