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contrived
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • Then with devilish and criminal cunning he contrived that suspicion should fall on the servants.
  • "What terrible tragedies real life contrives for people," said Mitya, in complete despair.
  • He did in fact jump up, and instantly contrived to catch hold of the top of the fence.

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  • The novel has a contrived ending.
  • contrived coyness

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