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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: contrived(0.01180 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to contrived.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: showing effects of planning or manipulation; “a novel with a
2: artificially formal; “that artificial humility that her
husband hated”; “contrived coyness”; “a stilted letter of
acknowledgment”; “when people try to correct their speech
they develop a stilted pronunciation” [syn: artificial,
English → English (gcide)
Contrive \Con*trive"\ (k[o^]n*tr[imac]v"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
Contrived; p. pr. & vb. n. Contriving.] [OE. contriven,
contreven, controven, to invent, OF. controver, contruver;
con- + trouver to find. See Troubadour, trover.]
To form by an exercise of ingenuity; to devise; to invent; to
design; to plan.
What more likely to contrive this admirable frame of
the universe than infinite wisdom. --Tillotson.
neither do thou imagine that I shall contrive aught
against his life. --Hawthorne.
Syn: To invent; discover; plan; design; project; plot;