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connivance

pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend

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connivance Sentence Examples

  1. The scandal unfolded due to the connivance of several high-ranking officials.
  2. His success in the scheme was largely due to the connivance of his close associates.
  3. The connivance between the two rival gangs led to an increase in criminal activity in the city.
  4. She suspected that the theft was carried out with the connivance of someone within the company.
  5. The connivance of the security guards allowed the thieves to gain access to the building.
  6. The connivance of the corrupt officials enabled the embezzlement of public funds.
  7. The connivance of the landlord allowed illegal activities to take place in the building.
  8. The connivance of certain employees made it possible for sensitive information to be leaked.
  9. The connivance of the government in the cover-up of the scandal outraged the public.
  10. His rise to power was facilitated by the connivance of influential figures in politics.

FAQs About the word connivance

agreement on a secret plot, (law) tacit approval of someone's wrongdoing

collusion, complicity, conspiracy, duplicity, scheme, cover-up, chicanery, skullduggery, plot, setup

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The scandal unfolded due to the connivance of several high-ranking officials. His success in the scheme was largely due to the connivance of his close associates.

The connivance between the two rival gangs led to an increase in criminal activity in the city. She suspected that the theft was carried out with the connivance of someone within the company.

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