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What is another word for conniving?

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Working in conjunction with another to deceitfully achieve one's goals
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“A pair of baboons acted precisely like conniving con artists in cooperating to deceive a third.”
Repellently smooth and obsequious
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The secret planning of something illicit or detrimental
“They based the ridiculous behaviour around the same conniving behaviour performed in the sisterhood of all elementary school girls.”
Present participle for to make secret plans, typically devious in nature
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“She could guess exactly how her stepmother would connive to ensure that she was married to the Viscount.”
Present participle for to deliberately ignore (something that is generally frowned on)
“They might, with small risk to their liberties, connive at some illegal acts on the part of a prince whose general administration was good.”
Present participle for to ally or collaborate with others, typically to achieve a common goal
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Present participle for attempt to get
Present participle for assist, help in wrongdoing
Present participle for to arrange or contrive
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