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conniving- Definition:con·nive [k? n?v] (past and past participle con·nived, present participle con·niv·ing, 3rd person present singular con·nives)  intransitive verb  1.  plot: to plan secretly to do something, usually something wrong or illegal  2.  give tacit consent to something wrong: to pretend not to know about or do nothing to stop a wrongful or illegal act, thus showing encouragement of or consent to the act He connived at his brother's shoplifting with the understanding that he would share the loot.     [Early 17th century. Via French < Latin connivere

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con·nive [k? n?v] (past and past participle con·nived, present participle con·niv·ing, 3rd person present singular con·nives) intransitive verb 1. plot: to plan secretly to do something, usually something wrong or illegal 2. give tacit consent to something wrong: to pretend not to know about or do nothing to stop a wrongful or illegal act, thus showing encouragement of or consent to the act He connived at his brother’s shoplifting with the understanding that he would share the loot. [Early 17th century. Via French < Latin connivere "close your eyes"]

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