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Adjective
Created in a deliberate, rather than natural or spontaneous, way
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Intricately or elaborately decorated or detailed
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Planned, considered or estimated in advance
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Contrived
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Embellished to the point of being false or untrue
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Affectedly concerned with elegant or refined behavior, language, or manners
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Pretentiously affecting upper-class or superior airs
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Expressed in terms intended to persuade or impress
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Done under supervision or control
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(of a place, substance, or scientific phenomenon) To have been the first to find or observe
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“The real miracle, though, is that you could contrive a way to have a food crisis.”
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To have acted in preparation for something
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To have pioneered
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To have ascertained through analysis or investigation
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Past tense for manage to do something foolish or create an undesirable situation
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“Where other managements would somehow contrive to squeeze double the number of rooms within the same confines, they always seems to go in the opposite direction, as though trying to see how few rooms he can incorporate.”
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Past tense for to bring about or cause something to happen
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Past tense for to carry out a plan with a specific purpose in mind
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Past tense for to obtain, arrange, or achieve by deceitful methods or by trickery
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Past tense for to indulge in fantasies about something desired
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Past tense for to succeed, survive, or manage, at least at a minimal level
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Past tense for attempt to get
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Past tense for bring to mind
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Past tense for to build or alter according to personal preferences or specifications
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