connivance

[ kuh-nahy-vuh ns ]SEE DEFINITION OF connivance

Synonyms for connivance

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Detectives were watching her, and they, with the connivance of my father, took them from her.

Concealment was undoubtedly practised, and perhaps often with connivance.

If they get into the Invalides it is owing to the connivance of the soldiers.

He would protest his innocence of all fraud or connivance at fraud.

The very accusation of connivance with the Medes drove him into their arms.

Phil's delay had been by connivance, to give time for this encounter.

It was not arrived at by connivance all round, though there was a look of it.

The crime was not committed with the connivance of the Spanish government.

Her passion for Bothwell had been a delirium, which drove her into connivance with crime.

It is difficult to attribute this wholly to the author, for the facts are in connivance with him.

WORD ORIGIN

the main modern form of connivence (q.v.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CONNIVANCE

collusion

nounsecret understanding, often with intent to defraud
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