OTHER WORDS FROM MachiavellianMach·i·a·vel·li·an·ism, Mach·i·a·vel·lism, nounMach·i·a·vel·li·an·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for machiavelian
"I fully anticipate the most Machiavelian system of ruse and deep combination," said Rodolph, smiling.The Mysteries of Paris, Volume 3 of 6|Eugne Sue
Is this a bona fide transaction, or is it a Machiavelian attempt to inveigle the prelate into an imbroglio?Every-Day Errors of Speech|L. P. Meredith
Each accomplished his designs by Machiavelian methods, and attained a brief exaltation.Vondel's Lucifer|Joost van den Vondel
As if by divine revelation the situation lay bare before him,—the whole Machiavelian scheme as conceived by Manuel.West Wind Drift|George Barr McCutcheon
No child's play now—no diplomatic dissembling—no sword thrusts intended to be parried, no machiavelian hits nor disguises.