underplot
noun Date: 1668 subplot 1

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  • Underplot — Un der*plot , n. 1. A series of events in a play, proceeding collaterally with the main story, and subservient to it. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. A clandestine scheme; a trick. Addison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • underplot — index collusion, connivance, conspiracy, machination Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • underplot — [un′dər plät΄] n. a secondary plot in a story, play, etc …   English World dictionary

  • underplot — /un deuhr plot /, n. a plot subordinate to another plot, as in a novel. [1660 70; UNDER + PLOT] * * * …   Universalium

  • underplot — noun A subplot; a plot that is not the main plot of a story …   Wiktionary

  • underplot — n. 1. Subordinate plot. 2. Secret plot, clandestine scheme …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • underplot — /ˈʌndəplɒt/ (say unduhplot) noun 1. a subplot. 2. a secret scheme; trick. {under + plot1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • underplot — n. a subordinate plot in a play etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • Plan — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Plan >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 plan plan scheme design project Sgm: N 1 proposal proposal proposition suggestion Sgm: N 1 resolution resolution motion Sgm: N 1 precaution …   English dictionary for students

  • Love's Labour's Lost (2000 film) — Infobox Film name = Love s Labour s Lost caption = Theatrical release poster director = Kenneth Branagh producer = David Barron Kenneth Branagh eproducer = aproducer = writer = Kenneth Branagh (based on the play by William Shakespeare) starring… …   Wikipedia

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