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contrived
used in Macbeth

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Definition
unnatural seeming (due to careful planning)

or more rarely:

arranged (that something should happen)
  • How did you dare To trade and traffic with Macbeth In riddles and affairs of death; And I, the mistress of your charms, The close contriver of all harms, Was never call'd to bear my part, Or show the glory of our art?
    3.5 — Act 3 Scene 5 — The heath (22% in)

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