Contrivement
Contrivement Con*trive"ment, n. Contrivance; invention; arrangement; design; plan. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Consider the admirable contrivement and artifice of this great fabric. --Glanvill. [1913 Webster]

Active to meet their contrivements. --Sir G. Buck. [1913 Webster]


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  • contrivement — contriveˈment noun 1. An act of contriving 2. The thing contrived 3. Invention 4. Design 5. Artifice • • • Main Entry: ↑contrive …   Useful english dictionary

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