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01. The [plot] of Romeo and Juliet is basically that two teenagers from families that hate each other fall in love, and eventually kill themselves because their parents won't accept their love for each other.
02. Key Opposition members were arrested for allegedly [plotting] to overthrow the government.
03. The CIA supposedly formed a [plot] to assassinate Cuban President Fidel Castro with an exploding cigar.
04. The city has designated some unused land for public garden [plots] in the area.
05. The military is having trouble [plotting] the course of the enemy submarine.
06. He owns a small [plot] of land on the shores of Lake Ontario.
07. The [plot] of this movie is too difficult to follow.
08. Before she was murdered, Indira Gandhi left a note saying, "If I die a violent death, as some fear, and a few are [plotting], I know that the violence will be in the thought and the action of the assassins, not in my dying."
09. A revolving stage for the theater was first invented in Japan about 300 years ago, and made rapid changes of a scene possible without interrupting the flow of the [plot].
10. Mystery writer Agatha Christie claimed she did most of her [plotting] for her books while sitting in a bathtub munching on apples.
11. The inexperienced reader reads chiefly for [plot], whereas the more mature reader reads for insights into the human experience.
12. There are various approaches one can follow in attempting to undertake an analysis of the [plot] of a novel.
13. In the best fiction, [plot] is inseparable from character development and general meaning of a story.
14. Guy Fawkes, chief [plotter] in the attempt to blow up the British Houses of Parliament, was executed in 1606.
15. Orestes [plotted] with his sister Electra to punish their mother for infidelity to their father, Agamemnon.
16. Two teenagers in California have been arrested for [plotting] to kill a number of students at their former high school.

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