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contrived
used in Julius Caesar

2 uses
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Definition
unnatural seeming (due to careful planning)

or more rarely:

arranged (that something should happen)
  • — If thou read this, O Caesar, thou mayest live; If not, the Fates with traitors do contrive.
    2.3 — Act 2 Scene 3 — A street near the Capitol (24% in)
  • —I think it is not meet, Mark Antony, so well beloved of Caesar, Should outlive Caesar: we shall find of him A shrewd contriver; and you know his means, If he improve them, may well stretch so far As to annoy us all: which to prevent, Let Antony and Caesar fall together.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — Rome. BRUTUS'S orchard (48% in)

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