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A Tale of Two Cities
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devise -- as in: devise a plan
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • Who gave them out, whence they last came, where they began, through what agency they crookedly quivered and jerked, scores at a time, over the heads of the crowd, like a kind of lightning, no eye in the throng could have told; but, muskets were being distributed—so were cartridges, powder, and ball, bars of iron and wood, knives, axes, pikes, every weapon that distracted ingenuity could discover or devise.

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  • She plans to devise something to launch water balloons.
  • devise a plan to take over the director’s office

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