verb (used without object), con·nived, con·niv·ing.
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Origin of connive
OTHER WORDS FROM connivecon·niv·er, nouncon·niv·ing·ly, adverbun·con·nived, adjectiveun·con·niv·ing, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH conniveconnive , conspire
Words nearby connive
How to use connive in a sentence
When they couldn't connive and consume they turned into black and white and had nothing left to live for.
They would never connive at this second sowing of the dragon's teeth of Cadmus.
Werther, however, did not abandon his enterprise, and even besought the judge to connive at the flight of the prisoner.The Sorrows of Young Werther|J.W. von Goethe
What was there astonishing in that King James, not wishing to shed your blood on the scaffold, should connive at your escape?A Romance of the West Indies|Eugne Sue