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contrived
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The Hobbit
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  • Shelters could be contrived for few (the Master had one) and there was little food (even the Master went short).
  • For the issuing of the stream they had contrived a small low arch under the new wall; but near the entrance they had so altered the narrow bed that a wide pool stretched from the mountain-wall to the head of the fall over which the stream went towards Dale.

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  • The novel has a contrived ending.
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