Definitions

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  • n. collusion
  • n. plotting, scheming

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Examples

  • It was a brilliant piece of art, and I am not someone who usually notices that kind of thing so much as the Alan Moore-esque nuances of plot, mental connivery, and linguistic eloquence I am thinking of the epiphany sequence from V for Vendetta ...

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  • They ted us, taught us useful skills and trained us to be well up in connivery.

    A Body In The Bath House

  • So that by the time Makita was depurged, he had a four-inch-thick stack of folders within which were revealed the peccadillos, petty and not so petty, thievery, connivery, and outright bribery by perhaps two dozen bureaucrats of the first and second dan.

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  • However, unlike Joyce, who is diminished in our eyes by the pettiness of the slights he suffered, Corbusier is diminished by the magnitude of the slights he collected through a long career of ingratiation and connivery.

    One-Way Street

  • Some common tactics used by the Left are camouflage, deception, manipulation, connivery and demagoguery to get the agenda that they want.

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  • (and not just because of much better intellectual property laws, but because of the high status North Americans connivery to brand name goods).

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