Contrived synonyms

kən-trīvd'
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Requiring or showing effort.
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Produced under strain; not spontaneous:
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Produced or done with effort:
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Under tension; tense.
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(Logic) Of the state in Boolean logic that indicates an affirmative or positive result.
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Mawkishly sentimental; corny.
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Stiffly or artificially formal; stiff:
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Design is defined as to prepare or plan something.
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To send out into space; cast:
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To have in mind as a project or purpose
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To project or send forth.
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To give forth; project
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To fashion or reproduce for fraudulent purposes; counterfeit:
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To devise or invent:
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To contrive, devise, or invent by such thought
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The definition of devise is to plan or create by thinking through.
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Invent is defined as to create something for the first time, or to think up.
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To make use of contrivance, adroit manipulation, or tricky and indirect methods in order to achieve one's aims
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To make a scheme for; plan as a scheme; devise
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To make secret plans for
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Manipulate is defined as to move, arrange or control something in a skilled manner.
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To move, lead, get, put, make, compel, etc. (a person or thing) by some stratagem or scheme
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Manage is defined as to succeed despite difficulties or to control, influence or take charge.
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To develop into:
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To devise, plan, or plot artfully, esp. with evil intent
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(Intransitive) To conceive or carry out a secret plan intended to harm; to form a plot or scheme.
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To make or put together dishonestly or carelessly; fake
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To use clever or deceitful means to obtain or achieve something.
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To make; to construct; to do.
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To make, build, construct, etc., esp. by assembling parts; manufacture
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To plan, construct, or manage as an engineer.
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To contend is to believe something is a fact or to deal with a challenge.
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To plan for
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To create (an argument or a sentence, for example) by systematically arranging ideas or terms.
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To connive is to cooperate secretly to do something wrong or illegal or to encourage wrong or illegal behavior.
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To make by combining various ingredients; compound
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To make ale or beer as an occupation.
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To stir up interest and support through speeches and writing so as to produce changes
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To succeed in accomplishing; bring about:
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To make complete; perfect
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To manage or herd (horses or cattle).
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To deliver or aim a blow; strike (at)
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To bring about; make happen; cause or accomplish:
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To carry into effect; administer (laws, etc.)
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To set up, to organize, especially in a positive manner.
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To resort to expedients for accomplishing a purpose; to contrive; to manage.
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To manage or bear without disadvantage or risk to oneself:
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To confer with another or others in order to come to terms or reach an agreement:
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(Dated) To accomplish; to reach; to achieve; to obtain.
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To pronounce; utter:
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To make, compose, or perform something extemporaneously.
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To bring (a plan, idea, etc.) into existence; esp., to plan in a secret or underhanded way; plot
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To prepare (a plan, project etc.); to set out, establish (a law, principle).
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To conceive or design:
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To develop an idea; to form in the mind; to plan; to devise; to originate.
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To plan (a course of action)
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To lay a plan for.
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To project or send forth.
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To conspire is to work together and secret plans, or that events are happening that seem to lead to a particular situation or result.
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To disrupt or break up the order, arrangement, or system of; throw into confusion or disorder
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Waste is defined as to destroy, wear away or use up.
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To ruin or dilapidate.
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Ruin is defined as to break or destroy something.
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To tear down or break apart the structure of; raze.
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To break up or spoil completely; ruin
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To prevent the flow or passage of:
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(Obsolete) To pass to a person by way of inheritance.
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To cause to come into existence; bring into being; make; originate; esp., to make or design (something requiring art, skill, invention, etc.)
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