Used to replace "planning" or "scheming"
-an act of formulating a program for a definite course of action.
-invent,or come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
-the act or process of drawing up plans or layouts for some project or enterprise.
-the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening.
"I know that fool's plottin on me... to get me back for what I did to his boy."