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Daemon
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connive

(verb) Form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner.

Synonyms: scheme, intrigue

Usage: We had to send that perfectly innocent man to penal servitude for a crime we know he never committed, and it was only afterward that we could connive in a sneakish way at his escape.
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connive
Definition: (verb) Form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner.
Synonyms: scheme, intrigue
Usage: We had to send that perfectly innocent man to penal servitude for a crime we know he never committed, and it was only afterward that we could connive in a sneakish way at his escape.
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It would give a power to bankrupts which might be attended with bad consequences: for these trustees might connive with the bankrupt, and spin out the execution of the trust for ages.

Sas? Nic. Sassnitz. Rug, ja? Rugen. Telemark in Harzgerode.
8BooksOfSengathe
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Daemon wrote:
connive

(verb) Form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner.

Synonyms: scheme, intrigue

Usage: We had to send that perfectly innocent man to penal servitude for a crime we know he never committed, and it was only afterward that we could connive in a sneakish way at his escape.



Though some telemarketing businesses uphold respectable
business ethics , some encourage their telemarketers to
resort to unlawful tactics in order to connive money
from those that they call.
Wilmar (USA)
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Definition: (verb) Form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner.
Synonyms: scheme, intrigue
Usage: We had to send that perfectly innocent man to penal servitude for a crime we know he never committed, and it was only afterward that we could connive in a sneakish way at his escape.
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connive
- The government has been accused of having connived at human rights violation throughout the conflicts related to the World War 2.
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