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Synonyms for contrive

Synonyms for contrive

Synonyms for contrive

come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort

put or send forth

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from the moral sweet, the moral deep, the moral fair; that is, again, to contrive to cut clean off this upper surface so thin as to leave it bottomless; to get a one end, without an other end.
If everybody about here was so honestly and sincerely afraid of Merlin's pretended magic as Clarence was, certainly a superior man like me ought to be shrewd enough to contrive some way to take advantage of such a state of things.
Part of my lace is gone," said she, "and I do not know how I am to contrive.
Then turning to his first minister, who waited behind him with a white staff, near as tall as the mainmast of the Royal Sovereign, he observed "how contemptible a thing was human grandeur, which could be mimicked by such diminutive insects as I: and yet," says he, "I dare engage these creatures have their titles and distinctions of honour; they contrive little nests and burrows, that they call houses and cities; they make a figure in dress and equipage; they love, they fight, they dispute, they cheat, they betray
When the brother heard of all this, and how a turnip had made the gardener so rich, he envied him sorely, and bethought himself how he could contrive to get the same good fortune for himself.
Blessed be the day and hour when I found you; cannot you contrive to let me into the sack for a little while?
It indeed is, as we have said, generally gainful for a person to contrive to make a monopoly of anything; for which reason some cities also take this method when they want money, and monopolise their commodities.
The captain was made large amends for the unpleasant minutes which he passed in the conversation of his wife (and which were as few as he could contrive to make them), by the pleasant meditations he enjoyed when alone.
In short, Fagin," he says, "Jew as you are, you never laid such snares as I'll contrive for my young brother, Oliver.
Shaking and seething, she contrives to murder her own children; her eyes burn as she calls forth the essence of evil.
They seem timeless, yet they have the quality of spontaneous improvisations, and in them James contrives to give oil paint something of the fluidity and transparency of watercolor.
Gail India (Gail) contrives to take over nearly 10-12 LNG cargoes or around 0.
Koolhaas' architecture of warped planes, layering and expressed structure contrives to engineer a sense of spatial diversity.
Lowe s declared that it contrives to shift a Customer Support Center in Indianapolis, Indiana and make up to 1,000 new jobs by 2016 while the retailer also plans to place for the buyout, renovate and equip a 140,000 square-foot office facility at Intech Park 12, 6620 Network Way on the northwest side of Indianapolis, worth $20.
According to the report, Air Canada contrives to add non-stop flights between Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and Vancouver, British Columbia, in December and on 17th Dec, daily service would be commenced by its new Air Canada Rouge subsidiary.