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Spell check of contrivance

Correct spelling: contrivance

Synonyms:
thingumabob, game, aim, innovation, invention, doohickey, trickery, idea, conception, gizmo, thingumajig, finesse, wrinkle, gubbins, apparatus, tactics, action, brainchild, thingmabob, comic relief, hoax, inventiveness, intention, thingamajig, convenience, wash room, expectation, whatchamacallit, dodging, design, discovery, whatsis, dodge, guile, feint, premeditation, cheat, black box, utensil, Trojan horse, plan, ideation, engine, mechanism, stratagem, utility, machination, gambit, content, tackle, clunker, make, machine, art, thingummy, contraption, fantasy, ad-lib, facility, restroom, deception, gimcrack, fancy, trick of the trade, maneuver, artifice, harness, public lavatory, arrangement, doodad, craft, concoction, chart, thing, jigger, imposture, toilet facility, thingmajig, blind, widget, lash-up, material, expedient, accouterments, gear, pitfall, gismo, gadget, creativity, public convenience, creation, equipment, automation, thingamabob, prank, backstory, wile, appliance, denouement, dirty tricks, tool, comfort station, device, concern, subterfuge, big beast, aside, ploy, blueprint, plot, trap, coinage, trick, ruse, instrument, originality, act, fraud, scheme, anticipation, public toilet, coordination, cunning, devisal, imaginativeness, proposition, gimmick, automaton, implement, array.

Antonyms:
openness, innocence, honesty, truth, ingenuousness, candor, fairness, reproduction, guilelessness, dupe, simplicity, duplication, literalness, replication, replica, copy, reduplication, frankness, duplicate, literality, facsimile, clone, sincerity, artlessness, imitation, carbon copy.

Examples of usage:

1) My son shall be taught to respect himself without the intervention of any contrivance." - "The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)", Charles James Lever.

2) On my return I dreamed of a plan to attain the South Pole, and for a long time worked on a contrivance for that end- an automobile arranged to travel over ice. - "My Attainment of the Pole", Frederick A. Cook.

3) He only knew that he felt an acute, passionate remorse and that it seemed to him that the denial of that last visit was an omen of the anger of all the Gods, and even- although to this last he gave no kind of expression- the malicious contrivance of an old man who waited for him down there in that house by the sea. - "Fortitude", Hugh Walpole.

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