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  • I should tell some dreadful lie too; nature would so contrive it!
  • You have contrived all this!
  • A few only, of whom Lebedeff made one, stood their ground; he had contrived to walk side by side with Rogojin, for he quite understood the importance of a man who had a fortune of a million odd roubles, and who at this moment carried a hundred thousand in his hand.

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  • The novel has a contrived ending.
  • contrived coyness

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