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contraption (kuhn-TRAP-shuhn) (s) (noun), contraptions (pl)
A machine, an appliance, or an apparatus that appears to be strange or unnecessarily complicated, and often badly made or unsafe: The contraption the couple rode on up to the third floor resembled an elevator; however, it rumbled and sounded very rusty and they felt as if it would break down any minute!
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