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He who is not impatient is not in love.Italian Proverb
- Rhymes: -aɪv
Third person singular
- To form by an exercise of ingenuity; to devise; to plan; to scheme; to plot.
- 1813, Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice, Modern Library Edition (1995), page 154 ...I cannot bear the idea of two young women traveling post by themselves. It is highly improper. You must contrive to send somebody.
- To invent, to make devices; to form designs especially by improvisation.
- To project, cast, or set forth, as in a projection of light.
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