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connive

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1 to secretly sympathize with or pretend ignorance of something improper or unlawful

  • the principal connived at all the school absences that were recorded on the day of the cityʼs celebration of its Super Bowl victory
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2 to engage in a secret plan to accomplish evil or unlawful ends

  • suspects that his coworkers are conniving to get him fired
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