Adjectives for Contrivances | Words to describe Contrivances

  • Ingenious
  • Tedious
  • Clever
  • Clumsy
  • Dangerous
  • Deadly
  • Artful
  • Earth-Scouring
  • Marvelous
  • American
  • Forced
  • Pyrotechnic
  • Architectural
  • Mechanical
  • Curious
  • Nameless
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    • 1. He was of quiet and retiring disposition, studious, thoughtful, with a strong bent for studying intricate mechanical contrivances. 🔊
    • 2. He was wretchedly clad, and appeared to be selling some rudely-made, but curious contrivances of notched sticks, intended to contain flowerpots. 🔊
    • 3. At the time I was as ignorant as Samuel himself of the interior mechanism of these clever contrivances to tell the hours. 🔊
    • 4. By the aid of colored lights and other pyrotechnic contrivances the garden was made brilliant and gay as an Arabian Nights dream. 🔊
    • 5. Nature seems to look down upon man and his earth-scouring contrivances, and assert, "Man, begone! 🔊
    • 6. Born and bred in a cottage, she had a natural horror of staircases, looking on them as dangerous contrivances on which people daily risked their lives. 🔊
    • 7. All of the marvelous contrivances which, fill the arena of our civilization, making it first vital and then vocal, have come by the evolutionary process. 🔊
    • 8. Otherwise all evil and all suffering will remain an inexplicable enigma; all rewards and punishments awkward and clumsy contrivances to attain an end, which might be much better attained without them. 🔊
    • 9. People talk of his ingenious contrivances to bring them sooner to an end: in short, he surpasses the fast livers of Balzac and Alexander Dumas. 🔊
    • 10. Though the ships used were not particularly suitable for the work in hand, these few days at sea demonstrated that the American contrivances were superior to anything in the possession of the Allies. 🔊
    • 11. The slow, methodical, oftentimes tedious contrivances of ordinary law, admirably adapted for periods of national quietude, are utterly inadequate to the stern and unforeseen contingencies of civil war. 🔊
    • 12. By ingenious contrivances it was slipped out upon a small iron truck, dragged to the anvil of the steam-hammer, and under the direction of Vulcan, not without his main strength, lodged upon the block. 🔊
    • 13. If any one goes near the nest, the watchful mother, who knows herself too weak to defend her young, tries by all manner of artful contrivances to draw away the stranger's attention. 🔊

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