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adjective as in collusive

Weak match

adjective as in scheming

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Example Sentences

He becomes consumed with making money for his expanding empire—Garfield plays the older, graying version of Jim as a half conniving, half distracted striver.

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In closing arguments in June 2017, Theobald did everything in her power to discredit Jennifer, casting her as a desperate, conniving woman.

Women felt judged according to a lingering belief that while the pure souls perished, the conniving ones survived.

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He defeated what was left of the Tatars, mostly by conniving with leaders of what was left of the Tatars.

Why, then, are we led to believe that her conniving ways are so ineffectual and misdirected?

Fondly nicknamed “the Worst Boy In Town,” Penrod is conniving but not clever, wicked but rarely cruel.

A sexy, sexual, conniving, social-media mentioning, sexy baby spider!

Predictably, Harding was cast as a conniving, violent woman.

It has come to the notice of the Committee that many parents are conniving at the practice of having liquor at adolescent parties.

I fear the latter—He has ever kept too strict a course to admit his conniving at such licence.

If some dozen of the conniving deputies had been sent there, Warden Tapp might have had less to extenuate.

In the former event, if I remained silent, I should be conniving at a marriage which would make her miserable for life.

Leaflets ovate, glandless or glandular, with the serratures conniving.


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From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.