contriving

[ kuhn-trahyv ]SEE DEFINITION OF contriving

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To these scanty means of improvement, she added another of her own contriving.

And so I was contriving to do all I could to guard against the latter.

It is plain enough to me that certain people are contriving for his ruin.

A man that's so ready for a contingency has generally some hand in contriving it.'

Does he keep him in mind years and years and go on contriving miseries for him?

And this was a special job, of his own contriving, and of considerable novelty.

The conditions were all of the experimenters' own contriving.

And first he joined the Latins to the Romans, contriving the matter in this fashion.

To Wauna it was a revelation of magnificence in nature beyond her contriving.

Such a contriving and racking of brains as Polly and Ben set up after this!

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