connive at

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  • verb

Synonyms for connive at

give one's silent approval to

References in classic literature ?
More probably a Spaniard," said another, "and hence his yellow complexion; or, most likely, he is from the Havana, or from some port on the Spanish main, and comes to make investigation about the piracies which our government is thought to connive at.
Fate's Silver bracelets) Can I connive at the window's tears?