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Sentence count:15+2 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2017-03-24Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: intrigueschemeSimilar words: connivingconnivanceanniversaryknivesuniverseuniversalsnivelinguniversityMeaning: [kə'naɪv]  v. 1. encourage or assent to illegally or criminally 2. form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner. 
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(1) Some government officials connive at graft.
(2) Not to protest is to connive at the destruction of the environment.
(3) He would not be the first politician to connive at a shady business deal.
(4) Some policemen connive at gambling.
(5) The student tried to connive with her friend to cheat in the examination.
(6) Would the brother connive at it?
(7) She was obliged to connive at her husband's infidelity.
(8) We should not connive at terrorism.
(9) Their purpose is to connive at wars of aggression and to profit by them.
(10) The prisoners paid the guards to connive at their escape.
(11) Until the massacre the government seemed to connive in Ampatuan control of Maguindanao.
(12) He called for checks to discover whether corrupt officials are being bribed to connive in shoddy construction.
(13) The problem remains of how to get the existing parliament to connive at its own demise.
(14) Brigadier General William J. Nicholson made a patriotic speech: “Any person who would commit such a crime or connive in its commission should be put to death, ” he said.
(15) To buy things cheaply from a poor country is to connive in its poverty.
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