Connivent vs Connivest - What's the difference?
As an adjective connivent
is forbearing to see; intentionally inattentive.
As a verb connivest is
Forbearing to see; intentionally inattentive.
- connivent justice
(biology) Brought close together; arched inward so that the points meet; converging; in close contact.
- the connivent petals of a flower, wings of an insect, or folds of membrane in the human system, etc.
to cooperate with others secretly in order to commit a crime; to collude
to plot or scheme
to pretend to be ignorant of something in order to escape blame; to ignore a fault deliberately
* Jeremy Taylor
- to connive at what it does not approve
- In many of these, the directors were heartily concurring; in most of them, they were encouraging, and sometimes commanding; in all they were conniving .
(archaic) To open and close the eyes rapidly; to wink.
- The government thought it expedient, occasionally, to connive at the violation of this rule.
to be a wench
- The artist is to teach them how to nod judiciously, and to connive with either eye.