contrivance - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate contrivance

contrivance is hyphenated as con-triv-ance

How to pronounce contrivance

contrivance is pronounced kən´tr äɪvəns

Number of syllables in contrivance

The number of syllables in contrivance is 3

What part of speech in contrivance?

contrivance is a noun

How common in the word contrivance?

contrivance is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does contrivance convey?

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Words with similar spelling to contrivance

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Synonyms of 'contrivance'

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

Lists containing contrivance

Synonyms of 'action'
Synonyms of 'agent'
Synonyms of 'angle'
Synonyms of 'answer'
Synonyms of 'apparatus'
Synonyms of 'appliance'
Synonyms of 'approach'
Synonyms of 'architecture'
Synonyms of 'argument'
Synonyms of 'arrangement'
Synonyms of 'art'
Synonyms of 'artifice'
Synonyms of 'atmosphere'
Synonyms of 'attack'
Synonyms of 'authorship'
Synonyms of 'background'
Synonyms of 'beginning'
Synonyms of 'blind'
Synonyms of 'Angle'
Synonyms of 'blueprint'
Synonyms of 'brainchild'
Synonyms of 'cabal'
Synonyms of 'calculation'
Synonyms of 'catastrophe'
Synonyms of 'characterization'
Synonyms of 'chicanery'
Synonyms of 'coinage'
Synonyms of 'collusion'
Synonyms of 'color'
Synonyms of 'complication'
Synonyms of 'complicity'
Synonyms of 'conception'
Synonyms of 'concoction'
Synonyms of 'confederacy'
Synonyms of 'connivance'
Synonyms of 'conspiracy'
Synonyms of 'continuity'
Synonyms of 'contraption'
Synonyms of 'countermove'
Synonyms of 'coup'
Synonyms of 'covin'
Synonyms of 'craft'
Synonyms of 'creation'
Synonyms of 'creature'
Synonyms of 'deceit'
Synonyms of 'denouement'
Synonyms of 'design'
Synonyms of 'development'
Synonyms of 'device'
Synonyms of 'disposition'
Synonyms of 'dodge'
Synonyms of 'dummy'
Synonyms of 'dupe'
Synonyms of 'effort'
Synonyms of 'Enterprise'
Synonyms of 'episode'
Synonyms of 'expedient'
Synonyms of 'fable'
Synonyms of 'fabrication'
Synonyms of 'feint'
Synonyms of 'fetch'
Synonyms of 'finesse'
Synonyms of 'fixture'
Synonyms of 'foresight'
Synonyms of 'forethought'
Common Noun Collocations of clumsy
Common Noun Collocations of groping
Common Noun Collocations of ingenious
Common Noun Collocations of judicatories
Common Noun Collocations of nictitating
Common Noun Collocations of orchids
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Common Noun Collocations of pointedly
Common Noun Collocations of peeking
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