contrive (v):
come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
excogitate a way to measure the speed of light
Related Words: deviseexcogitateformulateinvent
contrive (v):
put or send forth
She threw the flashlight beam into the corner.
The setting sun threw long shadows.
cast a spell.
cast a warm light

Related Word: cast
contrive (v):
make or work out a plan for; devise
They contrived to murder their boss.
design a new sales strategy.
plan an attack

Related Words: designplanproject
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Barking dog never bites

Havlayan köpek ısırmaz.
Someone who makes threats all the time seldom carries out the threats.

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