Jan
17
2014

connive

Posted in Word of the Day by admin

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intransitive verb

1. to join secretly in a plot; conspire (often fol. by with).
The policeman was conniving with the smugglers and sharing their profits.

2. to ignore or fail to report a wrongdoing, and thus tacitly support it (often fol. by at).
She connived at the cheating of her classmates.

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