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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One that conspires, plots, or schemes.

Usage examples (26)
  • Verb (used without object), : They connived to take over the business. ,The policeman connived at traffic violations. ,to connive at childlike exaggerations
  • Especially since John Locke easily believes that conniver every time.
  • For example, say, "I despise the double-crossing conniver because..."
  • Bonaduce went from squeaky-clean conniver on "The Partridge Family" ... for more
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