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Adjective: conniving  ku'nI-ving
  1. Acting together in secret toward a fraudulent or illegal end
    - collusive
  2. Serving one's own interests in an unemotional, analytical manner
    - calculating, calculative, scheming, shrewd
Verb: connive  ku'nIv
  1. Encourage or assent to illegally or criminally
  2. Plot something harmful; scheme in an underhand manner
    - scheme, intrigue

See also: covert, hard

Type of: accede, acquiesce, assent, plot