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coun•ter•plot



Pronunciation: (
n., v.koun'tur-plot";
v. also koun"tur-plot'),
[key]
n., v., -plot•ted, -plot•ting.


n.
1. a plot directed against another plot.
2. Literature.a secondary theme in a play or other literary work, used as a contrast to or variation of the main theme. Cf. subplot.

v.i.
to devise a counterplot.

v.t.
to plot against (a plot or plotter).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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