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noun as in engineer

noun as in strategist

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This contriver of miracles, of a countenance at once sanctimonious, artful and sly, preceded other prelates carrying banners.

Black Will had been mutilated, and Walker nearly drowned, but "the close contriver of all harms" had kept out of harm's way.

Who was John McDonogh, the maker of the foregoing will, and contriver of such a grand scheme of charity?

If I wasn't such a good contriver, we should look more like paupers than respectable people.

Amphares, the chief of these, and the contriver of the plot, was one of the new ephori created after the deposition of Agesilaus.


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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to contriver, such as: architect, builder, designer, director, inventor, and manager.

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