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contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
forthcoming - happening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.
cohesion - tendency to keep together
lofty - very high
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
bifurcated - divided into two branches; forked