Synonyms of 'contrivance'

action, agent, anagnorisis, ancilla, Angle, answer, apparatus, appliance, approach, architectonics, architecture, argument, arrangement, Art, artifice, atmosphere, attack, authorship, background, beginning, blind, blueprint, brainchild, cabal, calculation, catastrophe, characterization, chicanery, coinage, collusion, color, complication, complicity, complot, conception, concoction, confederacy, connivance, conspiracy, continuity, contraption, countermove, counterplot, coup, covin, craft, creation, creature, deceit, denouement, design, development, device, disposition, dodge, dummy, dupe, effort, engineering, Enterprise, episode, expedient, fable, fabrication, fakement, feint, fetch, finesse, foresight, forethought, frame-up, gadget, gambit, game, generation, gimcrack, gimmick, gizmo, go-between, grift, ground plan, handmaid, hatching, idea, implement, improvisation, incident, instrument, intention, intermediary, intermediate, intrigue, invention, jugglery, jury-rig, knavery, layout, lever, line, lineup, local color, machination, makeshift, maneuver, mapping, means, measure, mechanism, mediator, medium, method, methodology, midwife, minion, mintage, mood, motif, move, movement, organ, organization, pawn, peripeteia, pis aller, plan, plaything, plot, ploy, procedure, program, puppet, racket, recognition, red herring, resort, resource, rigging, ruse, schedule, schema, schematism, scheme, scheming, servant, setup, shake-up, shift, slant, slave, sleight, solution, step, stooge, stopgap, Story, stratagem, strategy, stroke, structure, subterfuge, switch, system, tactic, tactics, theme, tone, tool, topic, Toy, trick, trickery, trump, twist, underplot, utensil, vehicle, way, wile, working hypothesis