How to use "contrived" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "contrived" in popular movie and book plots

  • Cooper tells them the other employees do not know yet, and were sent home on a contrived pretext.  - Commissions and Fees
  • In the rather contrived ending, everything ends happily.  - Totally Blonde
  • Her parents believe her to be a happy, contented child, but this is a carefully contrived mask.  - Daughter of Darkness (novel)
  • As Don and Leonard himself discover, although Delos is a contrived thing, this new voice is not under Leonard's control.  - The Trance (The Twilight Zone)
  • The implications of this arrangement, ostensibly contrived to keep up appearances, are far-reaching.  - A Heritage and Its History
  • Sharpe then travels secretly by night and meets with Killick to arrange for a contrived surrender.  - Sharpe's Siege (novel)
  • Johnson is killed in a contrived melee and the bag disappears.  - The Chinese Paymaster
  • They believe the death was contrived and suspect that Evan was possibly dealing with illegal substances.  - Live Once, Die Twice
  • During one game, however, odd sequences begin to occur, leading to a surprising win (later learned to be contrived by Antoine's spirit).  - The 6th Man
  • All of the incidents which disturbed Poirot's sleep were contrived for the sole purpose of confusing him about the time of death.  - Murder on the Orient Express (1974 film)
  • Renée asks John if he contrived the Carvalet contract in the hope that Françoise would die, and is relieved when he denies it.  - The Scapegoat (novel)
  • A happy ending is contrived for Vale and Honey, a sweet little girl, but a little happiness in the midst of all the craziness is a good thing.  - The Best Awful There Is
  • Dodd contrived to stay another day at Tuxbury Old Park, and went looking about the property.  - The Adventure of the Blanched Soldier
  • When Avellaneda and Centellas wake up, don Juan accuses them of having contrived this show to make fun of him.  - Don Juan Tenorio
  • Susan, who during a police interview contrived to sneak out a window, unwittingly drags the irritated circus leopard into the jail.  - Bringing Up Baby
  • She confesses that Eva served her in a department store, Milwards, and Sheila contrived to have her fired for an imagined slight.  - An Inspector Calls

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