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conniving
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Mansfield Park
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  • This was exactly what Sir Thomas and Edmund had been separately conniving at, as each proved to the other by the sympathetic alacrity with which they both advised Mrs. Norris’s continuing where she was, instead of rushing out into the hall as soon as the noises of the arrival reached them.

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  • They are conniving to get government contracts in return for campaign contributions.
  • stop those who connive to steal state secrets

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