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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To be blissfully ignorant; to be tolerant of wrong-doing.

Usage examples (34)
  • Brenda was tempted to connive her way out of the argument with her mother.
  • Not sure what you mean by 'connive' as we have not been in government when these decisions were taken.
  • You, as commandant, must not connive with me at that.
  • You connived for them, did you not, and still connive? for more
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