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What is another word for conniving?

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Adjective
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.”
Noun
The secret planning of something illicit or detrimental
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Verb
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.”
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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.”
Verb
Present participle for to act in concert with others, typically underhandedly
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Present participle for to seek something desired by indirectly prompting someone to offer it
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Present participle for to arrange or contrive
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