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

contri kar ke van khareed li.....

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

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

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