Synonyms for collusive

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How can you ever marry, unless we go through the vulgarity of a collusive divorce?

Associated words: collude, collusion, collusive, connivance.

Mr Justice Mathew discharged the jury, refusing to hear the case on the ground that it was a collusive action.

The colonial secretary charged him with collusive sale of his agency to London shippers, and a fraud on the colonial treasury.

The bond of entail can be broken without having recourse to the collusive proceedings of fine and recovery.

Clandestine and collusive practice can only be traced by combination and comparison of circumstances.

There was a committee within the committee—a little nest of head managers—who undertook this collusive arrangement with the whigs.

Any officer making a collusive seizure or other fraud was to forfeit 500 pounds and his office.

As in other collusive organisations for gain, confederates are apt to fall out when it comes to a division of what is in hand.

I speak of the Cessio in Jure, a collusive recovery, in a Court of law, of property sought to be conveyed.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s, from Latin collus-, past participle stem of colludere (see collude) + -ive.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COLLUSIVE

cooperative

adjectivejoint, unified
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