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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Used of persons; Acting together in secret toward a fraudulent or illegal end.

Usage examples (31)
  • Verb (used without object), : They connived to take over the business. ,The policeman connived at traffic violations. ,to connive at childlike exaggerations
  • You have to call conniving, manipulative, evil women
  • Commission was "conniving" in electoral fraud by allowing ANC members to wear uniforms at polling stations.
  • Chevron and Exxon-Mobil whom they accuse of "conniving" with the government to "loot" the riches in question. for more
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