an evil, unlawful, treacherous, or surreptitious plan formulated in secret by two or more persons; plot.
utterly or obviously senseless, illogical, or untrue; contrary to all reason or common sense; laughably foolish or false:
to make or become worse or inferior in character, quality, value, etc.
nearness in place, time, order, occurrence, or relation.
a moderate or small amount: