Mach`i*a*vel"ian (?), a. [From Machiavel, an Italian writer, secretary and historiographer to the republic of Florence.]

Of or pertaining to Machiavel, or to his supposed principles; politically cunning; characterized by duplicity or bad faith; crafty.

 

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Mach`i*a*vel"ian, n.

One who adopts the principles of Machiavel; a cunning and unprincipled politician.

 

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