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synonyms for contrivances

  • apparatus
  • furnishings
  • furniture
  • machinery
  • material
  • accessories
  • accompaniments
  • accouterments
  • appliances
  • appurtenances
  • articles
  • attachments
  • baggage
  • belongings
  • contraptions
  • devices
  • equipage
  • facilities
  • fittings
  • fixtures
  • gadgets
  • habiliments
  • impedimenta
  • materiel
  • outfit
  • paraphernalia
  • provisions
  • rig
  • setup
  • shebang
  • stock
  • store
  • stuff
  • tackle
  • things
  • tools
  • trappings
  • traps
  • utensils
  • kit and kaboodle
  • miscellaneous
  • provisioning
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How to use contrivances in a sentence

These contrivances are applicable only to such organs as have the balanced swell pedal.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
The first advances in these contrivances were made in those countries, and all our considerable gains have come from their people.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
She was very happy over her contrivances, cutting out under her sister's superintendence.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
In like manner we perceive marks of design and intelligence in the countless contrivances and instruments used in every-day life.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
Now the world is full of contrivances, which were not made by human hands, nor invented by human brains.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
When we wish to regulate the admission of light to our rooms we have recourse to very clumsy contrivances.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
Special contrivances, wonderful in their operation, were invented to meet exigencies and emergencies.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
Few of the useful contrivances had been invented yet, and almost any one of these chaps might be a genius.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
Rose, fertile in contrivances, came and went a great deal to the house with the iron gate.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
He has always taken an active interest in the machinery and electrical contrivances used in American factories and in the home.
WAYS OF WAR AND PEACEDELIA AUSTRIAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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