Definition of Contrivers

1. Noun. (plural of contriver) ¹



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Definition of Contrivers

1. contriver [n] - See also: contriver

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contrivers

contrists
contrite
contritely
contriteness
contritenesses
contrition
contritions
contrivable
contrivance
contrivances
contrive
contrived
contrivement
contrivements
contriver
contrivers (current term)
contrives
contriving
contro-
control
control-freak
control account
control animal
control arm
control board
control brief
control briefs
control center
control character
control chart

Literary usage of Contrivers

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1. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"... amongst the witnesses, the contrivers of the plot ; amongst those who appeared before their lordships to give utterance to the abominations of their own ..."

2. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1807)
"... of government are; and when the contrivers of them have provided, as they think, ... contrivers ..."

3. The History of the Rise, Increase, and Progress of the Christian People by William Sewel (1844)
"And likewise I do deny all plots, and contrivances, and plotters and contrivers against the king and his subjects ; knowing them to be works of darkness, ..."

4. The Church History of Britain: From the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, John Sherren Brewer (1845)
"... and are fitter to be the consenters to than AD 1640. lhe contrivers of business, it was thought fit to con • '• . ..."

5. Memoirs of Napoleon, His Court and Family by Laure Junot Abrantès (1854)
"... opinion of thf contrivers of the infernal machine—The Republicans and the Enrage*— Remarkable scene at Malmaison—Animated discussion between Bonaparte ..."

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