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conniving

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishconnivingcon‧niv‧ing /kəˈnaɪvɪŋ/ adjective 🔊 🔊 LET/ALLOWa conniving person secretly tries to gain something or harm someone – used to show disapproval
Examples from the Corpus
connivingFourthly, Hopkins was a conniving priest, a possible Templar, with an open distaste for our King.Whitaker and Givens give the proceedings a much needed lift and the latter shows promise and the conniving seductress.The main character, Fleur, is a conniving woman who will do almost anything to defeat her rivals.
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