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contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
concomitant - that which accompanies; Ex. Deafnes is a frequent concommitant of old age; ADJ: existing or happening together with something else
amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
prerogative - privilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before
muted - silent; muffled; toned down; Ex. muted traffic noise
astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage