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The word contrived

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"Elizabeth then contrived to sit by her aunt."

The use of the word "contrived" in the preceding sentence from Chapter 4 of Volume II suggests

A

Mrs. Gardiner is summoning Elizabeth to sit next to her

B

Elizabeth was attempting to avoid discussion with her aunt

C

Elizabeth was accidentally seated by her aunt

D

Elizabeth would prefer to sit elsewhere

E

Elizabeth wishes to speak privately to her aunt