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contrivance

contrivance

contrivance - Dictionary definition and meaning for word contrivance

Definition
(noun) a device or control that is very useful for a particular job
Definition
(noun) the faculty of contriving; inventive skill
Example Sentence
  • his skillful contrivance of answers to every problem

Definition
(noun) an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade
Synonyms : dodge , stratagem
Example Sentence
  • his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track

Definition
(noun) an artificial or unnatural or obviously contrived arrangement of details or parts etc.
Example Sentence
  • the plot contained too many improbable contrivances to be believable

Definition
(noun) any improvised arrangement for temporary use
Synonyms : lash-up

Definition
(noun) the act of devising something
Synonyms : devisal

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for contrivance

contrivance-take the first 6 letters..it's like kantri..who deceives people by devising beforehand
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by sai dasika

contri kar ke van khareed li.....
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by vivekimmortal

"Contri" "Van" was created only for the purpose of collecting contri.
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by anujpathania

Contri(PAISE ki CONTRI) nahi karke kalti mar deta hai .Cunning and deceiptful
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by LokeshM

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