GRE Word List

CONTRIVE

devise

The meaning of the word contrive is devise.

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WordMeaning
incidencerate of occurrence or influence
wistfulfull of yearning or desire tinged with melancholy
renderto melt down
daisa raised platform (as in a hall or large room)
gustythe sensation of taste
memorialserving to preserve remembrance : commemorative
tawnyof the color tawny
retroactiveextending in scope or effect to a prior time or to conditions that existed or originated in the past
dilatorytending or intended to cause delay
metersystematically arranged and measured rhythm (see rhythm