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See definition of contriver on Dictionary.com
  • as inengineer
  • as instrategist

synonyms for contriver

  • architect
  • builder
  • designer
  • director
  • inventor
  • manager
  • planner
  • surveyor
  • deviser
  • manipulator
  • originator
  • schemer
  • sights
  • techie
  • technie
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How to use contriver in a sentence

This contriver of miracles, of a countenance at once sanctimonious, artful and sly, preceded other prelates carrying banners.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
Black Will had been mutilated, and Walker nearly drowned, but "the close contriver of all harms" had kept out of harm's way.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
Who was John McDonogh, the maker of the foregoing will, and contriver of such a grand scheme of charity?
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2, NO. 2, AUGUST, 1862VARIOUS
If I wasn't such a good contriver, we should look more like paupers than respectable people.
GRIFB. L. (BENJAMIN LEOPOLD) FARJEON
Amphares, the chief of these, and the contriver of the plot, was one of the new ephori created after the deposition of Agesilaus.
REFLECTIONS ON THE RISE AND FALL OF THE ANCIENT REPUBLICKSEDWARD WORTLEY MONTAGU
This dark contriver of hellish plots is colossal in his malignity.
VONDEL'S LUCIFERJOOST VAN DEN VONDEL
Loki was an evil deity, the contriver of all fraud and mischief.
THE STUDENT'S MYTHOLOGYCATHERINE ANN WHITE
Not that each man was the contriver of a system, but the effervescence of one.
ANCIENT AND MODERN CELEBRATED FREETHINKERSCHARLES BRADLAUGH, A. COLLINS, AND J. WATTS
I dined with Mr. Povey, one of the Masters of Requests, a nice contriver of all elegancies, and exceedingly formal.
THE DIARY OF JOHN EVELYN, VOLUME II (OF 2)JOHN EVELYN
St. And now clasp this securely, that he may perceive himself to be a duller contriver than Jupiter.
PROMETHEUS BOUND AND SEVEN AGAINST THEBESAESCHYLUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CONTRIVER

  • architect
  • builder
  • contriver
  • designer
  • deviser
  • director
  • inventor
  • manager
  • manipulator
  • originator
  • planner
  • schemer
  • sights
  • surveyor
  • techie
  • technie
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.