secret plan

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Noun1.secret plan - a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal)secret plan - a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal); "they concocted a plot to discredit the governor"; "I saw through his little game from the start"
scheme, strategy - an elaborate and systematic plan of action
counterplan, counterplot - a plot intended to subvert another plot
intrigue, machination - a crafty and involved plot to achieve your (usually sinister) ends
cabal, conspiracy - a plot to carry out some harmful or illegal act (especially a political plot)
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In Shakspere's play (and probably in the older play from which he drew), Claudius does not know that Hamlet is aware of his guilt; hence Hamlet's pretense of madness is not only useless but foolish, for it attracts unnecessary attention to him and if discovered to be a pretense must suggest that he has some secret plan, that is, must suggest to Claudius that Hamlet may know the truth.
As a revolutionist myself, as one on the inside who knew the hopes and fears and secret plans of the revolutionists, I am fitted to answer, as very few are, the charge that they were guilty of exploding the bomb in Congress.
The necessity of choosing their chief from the Saxon blood-royal was not only evident in itself, but had been made a solemn condition by those whom Cedric had intrusted with his secret plans and hopes.
The Liberals secret plan to wreck the character of regional Victoria, has been laid bare with an announcement that they are seeking to force more people into the regions with no plans for any extra infrastructure.
To be double Wimbledon champion and double Olympic champion and all the things he has done - he must be on top of the world" Roy Erskine, Andy Murray's grandfather after the tennis star's gold triumph at the Olympics "The NHS is our country's most valued institution, and people will be shocked to hear that the Tories have been putting together a secret plan to privatise it" Owen Smith, challenger for the "I used to get called Lady Penelope at school because the other kids thought I spoke nicely" Actress Penny Lancaster "I'll give you crazy" Actor Johnny Depp having a row with his estranged wife Amber Heard
The Tories have a secret plan to privatise the NHS, claims Labour leadership candidate Owen Smith
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