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contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
enormity - hugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
ecliptic - path of the sun and the planets
missile - object to be thrown or projected
deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
wholesome - conducive to mental or physical health; healthful
debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action