Word of the Day: machiavellian

Ma·chi·a·vel·lian adjective \ˌma-kē-ə-ˈve-lē-ən, -ˈvel-yən\: using clever lies and tricks in order to get or achieve something : clever and dishonest.

1:  of or relating to Machiavelli or Machiavellianism

2:  suggesting the principles of conduct laid down by Machiavelli; specifically:  marked by cunning, duplicity, or bad faith.

Synonyms: cutthroat, immoral, unprincipled, unconscionable, unethical, unscrupulous

Definition source: http://www.merriam-webster.com

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