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contrived
used in The God of Small Things

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Definition
unnatural seeming (due to careful planning)

or more rarely:

arranged (that something should happen)
  • The man across the wall shuffled through a bunch of photographs in a plastic sachet, with an air of contrived interest.
    Chapter 5 (39% in)

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