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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- The practice pretending ignorance or unawareness of something one ought morally or officially or legally to oppose.

Usage examples (7)
  • They ted us, taught us useful skills and trained us to be well up in connivery.
  • It was a brilliant piece of art, and I am not someone who usually notices that kind of thing so much as the Alan Moore-esque nuances of plot, mental connivery, and...
  • So that by the time Makita was depurged, he had a four-inch-thick stack of folders within which were revealed the peccadillos, petty and not so petty, thievery,...
  • Some common tactics used by the Left are camouflage, deception, manipulation, connivery and demagoguery to get the agenda that they want. for more
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