Definition of Masterminded

1. Verb. (past of mastermind) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Masterminded

1. mastermind [v] - See also: mastermind

Lexicographical Neighbors of Masterminded

masterfull
masterfully
masterfulness
masterfulnesses
masterhood
masteries
mastering
masterings
masterless
masterlike
masterliness
masterlinesses
masterly
masterly inactivity
mastermind
masterminded (current term)
masterminder
masterminders
mastermindful
masterminding
masterminds
masterous
masterpiece
masterpieces
masterplan
masterplans
masterpoint
masterpoints
masters-at-arms
masters of ceremonies

Literary usage of Masterminded

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Patterns of Global Terrorism, 1997 edited by Christopher W. Ross (1998)
"... Tajik warlord who Moscow TV© masterminded the kidnapping of two French ... masterminded the kidnapping of two French humanitarian aid workers and ..."

2. Decentralisation of Policies Affecting Forests and Estate Crops in ...by Anne Casson by Anne Casson (2001)
"The riots are thought to have been masterminded by two district government ... Both of these officials are believed to have masterminded the riots because ..."

3. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant by Ulysses S. Grant (1998)
"campaigns he masterminded, including his victory at Appomattox where his men blocked Lees lines of retreat to force his surrender, ending the Civil War. ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Total spending on Themis amounted to $88.7 million. Project Themis was masterminded by DOD's Directorate of Defense Research and Engineering, ..."

5. Memoirs of Gen. W. T. Sherman by William Tecumseh Sherman (1999)
"His memoirs vividly depict the brilliant campaigns he masterminded, including his victory at Appomattox where his men blocked Lee's retreat to force his ..."

6. Technology Against Terrorism: The Federal Effort (1992)
"Thus, the PLF aded by Abu'l Abbas, who masterminded the J5 attack on the Achille Lauro cruise ship, in ich Leon Klinghoffer, an American citizen, ..."

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