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CONTRIVANCE

'CONTRIVANCE' is a 11 letter word starting with C and ending with E

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for CONTRIVANCE

We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word contrivance will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find.

3 letter words

ART - TOY - WAY

4 letter words

COUP - DUPE - GAME - IDEA - LINE - MOOD - MOVE - PAWN - PLAN - PLOT - PLOY - RUSE - STEP - TONE - TOOL - WILE

5 letter words

AGENT - ANGLE - BLIND - CABAL - COLOR - COVIN - CRAFT - DODGE - DUMMY - FABLE - FEINT - FETCH - GISMO - GIZMO - GRIFT - LEVER - MEANS - MOTIF - ORGAN - SETUP - SHIFT - SLANT - SLAVE - STORY - THEME - THING - TOPIC - TRICK - TRUMP - TWIST

6 letter words

ACTION - ANSWER - ATTACK - DECEIT - DESIGN - DEVICE - EFFORT - GADGET - GAMBIT - LAYOUT - LINEUP - MEDIUM - METHOD - MINION - MYTHOS - PUPPET - RACKET - RESORT - SCHEMA - SCHEME - STOOGE - STROKE - SWITCH - SYSTEM - TACTIC

7 letter words

ANCILLA - COINAGE - COMPLOT - EPISODE - FINESSE - FIXTURE - FRAME UP - FRAME-UP - GIMMICK - JURY-RIG - KNAVERY - MACHINE - MAPPING - MEASURE - MIDWIFE - MINTAGE - PICTURE - PROGRAM - RIGGING - SERVANT - SHAKE UP - SHAKE-UP - SLEIGHT - STOPGAP - SUBJECT - SUBPLOT - TACTICS - UTENSIL - VEHICLE

8 letter words

APPROACH - ARGUMENT - ARTIFICE - CHARTING - CREATION - CREATURE - DEMARCHE - DEVISING - FAKEMENT - FIGURING - GIMCRACK - GRAPHING - HAND TOOL - HANDMAID - HATCHING - INCIDENT - INTRIGUE - JUGGLERY - MAKING DO - MANEUVER - MEDIATOR - MOVEMENT - PIS ALLER - PLANNING - PLOTTING - RESOURCE - SCHEDULE - SCHEMERY - SCHEMING - SOLUTION - STRATEGY - TRICKERY

9 letter words

APPARATUS - APPLIANCE - BEGINNING - BLUEPRINT - CHICANERY - COLLUSION - CUTE TRICK - EXPEDIENT - FINAGLING - FORESIGHT - GO-BETWEEN - GUIDELINE - IMPLEMENT - INTENTION - INVENTION - LAST SHIFT - MACHINERY - MAKESHIFT - MECHANISM - PLAYTHING - POWER TOOL - PROCEDURE - SPEED TOOL - STRATAGEM - STRUCTURE - UNDERPLOT

10 letter words

ATMOSPHERE - AUTHORSHIP - BACKGROUND - BRAINCHILD - COMPLICITY - CONCEPTION - CONCOCTION - CONNIVANCE - CONSPIRACY - CONTINUITY - CONTRIVING - DENOUEMENT - ENTERPRISE - GENERATION - GROUND PLAN - GUIDELINES - HANDMAIDEN - INSTRUMENT - INTERAGENT - LAST RESORT - LITTLE GAME - LOCAL COLOR - MASTER PLAN - PERIPETEIA - RED HERRING - SCHEMATISM - SUBTERFUGE - THE PICTURE - WILY DEVICE

11 letter words

ANAGNORISIS - ARRANGEMENT - ARTFUL DODGE - CALCULATION - CATASTROPHE - CONFEDERACY - CONTRAPTION - CONTRIVANCE - COUNTERMOVE - COUNTERPLOT - DEVELOPMENT - DISPOSITION - ENGINEERING - FABRICATION - FORETHOUGHT - INTERMEDIUM - MACHINATION - MANEUVERING - METHODOLOGY - ORIGINATION - RECOGNITION - WIRE-PULLING - WIREPULLING - WORKING PLAN

12 letter words

AD HOC MEASURE - ARCHITECTURE - BLUEPRINTING - COMPLICATION - DEEP-LAID PLOT - ENVISAGEMENT - INTERMEDIARY - INTERMEDIATE - MANIPULATION - MEANS TO AN END - ORGANISATION - ORGANIZATION - RISING ACTION - TACTICAL PLAN

13 letter words

FALLING ACTION - IMPROVISATION - LAST EXPEDIENT - LONG-RANGE PLAN - PRECISION TOOL - SECONDARY PLOT - STRATEGIC PLAN - THE BIG PICTURE - WEB OF INTRIGUE

14 letter words

ARCHITECTONICS - COURSE OF ACTION - CREATIVE EFFORT - PREARRANGEMENT - SCHEMATIZATION - STROKE OF POLICY

15 letter words

CHARLIE MCCARTHY - PROGRAM OF ACTION - RATIONALIZATION - SYSTEMATIZATION

16 letter words

CHARACTERIZATION - MECHANICAL DEVICE - PLANNING FUNCTION

17 letter words

WORKING HYPOTHESIS

18 letter words

OPERATIONS RESEARCH - TEMPORARY EXPEDIENT - WORKING PROPOSITION

19 letter words

JURY-RIGGED EXPEDIENT - SCHEME OF ARRANGEMENT - THEMATIC DEVELOPMENT

Definition of contrivance

  • the faculty of contriving; inventive skill; "his skillful contrivance of answers to every problem"
  • an artificial or unnatural or obviously contrived arrangement of details or parts etc.; "the plot contained too many improbable contrivances to be believable"
  • an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade; "his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track"


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