sign-

(Latin: mark, token, indication; a fact, a condition, or a quality)

consignor
countersign
countersignature
design (verb), designs, designed; designing
design engineering
The vocation in a branch of engineering concerned with the design of a product or facility according to generally accepted uniform standards and procedures; such as, the specification of a linear dimension, or a manufacturing practice; for example, the consistent use of a particular size of screw to fasten covers.
designable (adjective)
designate (verb), designates; designated; designating
designation
designedly
designedness
designer
designing (adjective), more designing, most designing
Relating to conniving or scheming to get something that is wanted: Marilyn had a designing plan that she would get others to do the work that she was assigned to do for the project and then pretend that she had actually done the work herself.

The designing woman was trying to entice the man into thinking that she would be a highly qualified person to work with him in his business.

Artful and crafty in achieving a desired objective.
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designingly
ensign
floral design
The art of using plant materials and flowers to create a pleasing and balanced composition.