conniving

[ kuh-nahy-ving ]
/ kəˈnaɪ vɪŋ /

adjective

cooperating secretly, especially with harmful or evil intent; conspiring: a conniving liar and thief.

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Origin of conniving

First recorded in 1625–50; connive + -ing2
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