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
I’ll be back, you can be sure,At latest 2024, and I will thriveIf I connive!Style Invitational Week 1463: Fork over some (new) spoonerisms|Pat Myers|November 18, 2021|Washington Post
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
No money-making graft is too petty or too immoral for the MacMorroghs to connive at.Empire Builders|Francis Lynde
When I suggested that he connive with the governor toward removing our sheriff, he declared that the governor was a coward.The Little Brown Jug at Kildare|Meredith Nicholson