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connivery (s), conniveries (pl) (nouns)
1. The practice of planning secretly to do something, usually something wrong or illegal.
2. The pretense of not knowing about or doing nothing to stop a wrongful or illegal act; thus, showing encouragement of or consent to the act: "Connivery is usually a procedure done by con men, shady business moguls, and by manipulative social climbers."
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