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contrive

con·trive

contrive

 
pronunciation:
kn traIv
part of speech: verb
inflections: contrived, contrives, contriving
definition: to plan in a clever way; invent.
I contrived a surprise birthday party for both of my friends.He contrived a story about what he saw on the way home.
synonyms:
create, devise, invent
similar words:
brew, dream up, imagine, maneuver, plan, scheme, think up
derivations: contrivable (adj.), contriver (n.)