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What is another word for contriving?

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Having an opportunity, or an intention, to arrive at a specified outcome
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“Indeed, there are a few who furtively contrive to use such arguments as a basis for rejecting any peace offensive.”
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Present participle for to devise or contrive of (something) using skill or ingenuity
“The real miracle, though, is that you could contrive a way to have a food crisis.”
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Present participle for to devise or create something quickly or in a makeshift way
“When they meet a teacher, parents generally act embarrassed, hastily contrive a few remarks, and rush away.”
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Present participle for to make a false show or pretense of
“The shy person who must contrive an air of confidence and warmth in a crowd.”
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Present participle for to bring about or cause something to happen
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Present participle for to carry out a plan with a specific purpose in mind
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Present participle for to obtain, arrange, or achieve by deceitful methods or by trickery
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Present participle for to indulge in fantasies about something desired
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Present participle for attempt to get
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Present participle for to invoke or raise the presence of
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Present participle for to ascertain through analysis or investigation
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Present participle for to build or alter according to personal preferences or specifications
Adjective
Working in conjunction with another to deceitfully achieve one's goals
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Adjective
Having or showing an ability to deal with people in a tactful way
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Noun
The action or process of inventing something, typically a process or device
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The act of fabricating or manufacturing something
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