Contrive are a heavy metal band from Melbourne, Australia formed in 1999. Their musical style has been compared to that of Sepultura.
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More definitions of "contrive":
- (verb): Come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or priciple) after a mental effort.
Synonyms: invent, devise, excogitate, formulate, forge
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