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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Connive (0.01250 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Connive.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: connive berkomplot, membiarkan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: connive connive v 1: encourage or assent to illegally or criminally 2: form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner [syn: scheme, intrigue]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Connive Connive \Con*nive"\, v. t. To shut the eyes to; to overlook; to pretend not to see. [R. & Obs.] “Divorces were not connived only, but with eye open allowed.” --Milton. [1913 Webster] Connive \Con*nive"\ (k[o^]n*n[imac]v"), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Connived (-n[imac]vd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Conniving.] [L. connivere to shut the eyes, connive, fr. con- + (perh.) a word akin to nicere to beckon, nictare to wink.] 1. To open and close the eyes rapidly; to wink. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The artist is to teach them how to nod judiciously, and to connive with either eye. --Spectator. [1913 Webster] 2. To close the eyes upon a fault; to wink (at); to fail or forbear by intention to discover an act; to permit a proceeding, as if not aware of it; -- usually followed by at. [1913 Webster] To connive at what it does not approve. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] In many of these, the directors were heartily concurring; in most of them, they were encouraging, and sometimes commanding; in all they were conniving. --Burke. [1913 Webster] The government thought it expedient, occasionally, to connive at the violation of this rule. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]


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