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  • on reading:
  • ボウ   ム
  • kun reading:
  • はかる   たばかる   はかりごと
  • meaning(s):
  • conspire, cheat, impose on, plan, devise, scheme, have in mind, deceive
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いんぼう plot intrigue; conspiracy
えんぼう foresight; forethought
きょうぼう conspiracy; complicity
けんぼう scheme; stratagem; ploy
さくぼう strategy; artifice