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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“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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Present participle for to contrive of (something) using skill or ingenuity
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“The real miracle, though, is that you could contrive a way to have a food crisis.”
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Present participle for to make secret plans, especially to do something illicit or unlawful
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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 to succeed, survive, or manage, at least at a minimal level
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Present participle for attempt to get
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Present participle for bring to mind
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Present participle for to act in preparation for something
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Present participle for to build or alter according to personal preferences or specifications
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Present participle for to ascertain through analysis or investigation
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Dishonest, deceptive, and not to be trusted
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Which has the ability to calculate
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Causing to function
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The action of building something, typically a large structure
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