counterplot

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a plot intended to subvert another plot

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make a plot in response to another plot

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All this leads to plotting and counterplotting so complicated that you need a flow chart just to keep track of who's out to get whom -- and why.
Time after time, then, has the precious waistband or girdle, studded and buckled and placed for brave outward show, practically worked itself, and in spite of desperate remonstrance, or in other words essential counterplotting, to a point perilously near the knees--perilously I mean for the freedom of these parts.
But they would no longer be allowed to engage in self-serving tinkering, plotting and counterplotting.