God, Ben, you think I'm some kind of conniving bitch!
Yet the sejm, so sensitive to its own privileges, allowed the insult to the king and the injury to the state to pass unnoticed, conniving at the destruction of the national navy and the depletion of the treasury, "lest warships should make the crown too powerful."
She's a conniving, self-serving, arrogant creature. Heartless, too.
The regent was now accused of conniving at this rebellion, and the opposition of the chamber of deputies became so violent as to necessitate his resignation.
Although Cairoli, upon learning of the Anglo-Ottoman convention in regard to Cyprus, had advised Count Corti of the possibility that Great Britain might seek to placate France by conniving at a French occupation of Tunisia, neither he nor Count Corti had any inkling of the verbal arrangement made between.
As a politician he excited bitter opposition, and was charged, apparently with justice, with corruption and venality in conniving at and sharing the profits of illicit trade with the Confederates carried on by his brother at New Orleans and by his brother-in-law in the department of Virginia and North Carolina, while General Butler was in command.
In the course of 1628 he discovered a scandalous intrigue of his wife, Christina Munk, with one of his German officers; and when he put her away she endeavoured to cover up her own disgrace by conniving at an intrigue between Vibeke Kruse, one of her discharged maids, and the king.
An attempt on the part of the Ultras to regain their ascendancy over the king, by conniving at the sudden return of Blacas from Rome to Paris, 3 ended in failure.
It was on this occasion that Parnell, on Forster's charging him, not with directly planning or perpetrating outrages or murder, but with conniving at them, ejaculated "It's a lie"; and, replying on the next day, the Irish leader, instead of disproving Forster's charges, bitterly denounced his methods of administration.
What is that conniving Kate Roberts up to next?
With its collected energy under his command, the conniving Earl will become the supreme ruler of the universe !
He wo n't put his own neck on the line, he 's a conniving little scoundrel, Redfern adds.
Davis rescued her career with her greatest ever performance as Margo Channing, the fading actress gradually usurped by the conniving Eve.
Davis rescued her career with her greatest ever performance as Margo Channing, and the fading actress was gradually usurped by the conniving Eve.
connive are two conniving servants who help the plot and the intrigue along.
conniveis just a conniving plan to lure Crash into another dastardly experiment?
conniveLibby learns of this, she vows to put an end to Geri's conniving ways.
connivehe Government, true to form, is already conniving to fix the hearing in favor of the appeal.
Coast Guard pilot Steve Tockterman had flown twice across the United States as a result of letters from this conniving little gold digger.
With its collected energy under his command, the conniving Earl will become the supreme ruler of the universe!
He won't put his own neck on the line, he's a conniving little scoundrel, " Redfern adds.
If Sami Brady had a twin that was just as conniving as she was, Nicole Walker would be her.
Kane battled for love, sometimes resorting to conniving to get what she wanted.
Hatch played the conniving villain to the hilt on both editions, but found himself in jail for failing to claim his winnings and pay taxes on them.
The other tribe is the Survivor Villains, who became infamous for their sneaky game play and conniving attitudes.
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