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Synonyms for connivingcon·niv·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. collusive, connivingadjective

    acting together in secret toward a fraudulent or illegal end

    Synonyms:
    collusive, calculative, calculating, scheming, shrewd

    Antonyms:
    open, soft, overt

  2. calculating, calculative, conniving, scheming, shrewdadjective

    used of persons

    "the most calculating and selfish men in the community"

    Synonyms:
    shrewd, scheming, calculative, designing, calculating, sharp, astute, collusive

    Antonyms:
    overt, soft, open

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  1. List of paraphrases for "conniving":

    dishonest

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How to use conniving in a sentence?

  1. Chuck Peruto:

    When I first met him, I thought he was really insane, there was no question about it. I went back andforth in my own mind of whether he was evil or just insane. Could he just be conniving? You keep going to different places when you review the evidence, but all in all, I reached my ultimate conclusion that he was clinically insane, but not legally insane.

  2. Martin Dino:

    The condition is that the barangay captain should fight drugs and crime. If he is conniving with criminals, he could be the one shot.

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