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contrived
used in Antony and Cleopatra

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Definition
unnatural seeming (due to careful planning)

or more rarely:

arranged (that something should happen)
  • For not alone The death of Fulvia, with more urgent touches, Do strongly speak to us; but the letters too Of many our contriving friends in Rome Petition us at home: Sextus Pompeius Hath given the dare to Caesar, and commands The empire of the sea; our slippery people,— Whose love is never link'd to the deserver Till his deserts are past,—begin to throw Pompey the Great, and all his dignities, Upon his son; who, high in name and power, Higher than both in blood and life, stands up For...
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — Alexandria. Another Room in CLEOPATRA'S palace (93% in)

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