Word of the Day: January 8, 2019

connive

Definition: (verb) Form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner.
Synonyms: scheme, intrigue
Usage: We had to send that perfectly innocent man to penal servitude for a crime we know he never committed, and it was only afterward that we could connive in a sneakish way at his escape. Discuss.

 

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