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connivingadjective

uk   us   /kəˈnaɪ.vɪŋ/
A conniving ​persondeceivesothers for ​their own ​advantage: He's a conniving ​bastard!
(Definition of conniving from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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connivingadjective

 us   /kəˈnɑɪ·vɪŋ/
planningsecretly, esp. in doing something ​wrong: a ​cold, conniving man
(Definition of conniving from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “conniving”
in Chinese (Simplified) 搞阴谋的, 暗算他人的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 搞陰謀的, 暗算他人的…
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