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Othello, the Moor of Venice
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devise -- as in: devise a plan
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Othello, the Moor of Venice
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  • I’ll send her to you presently; And I’ll devise a mean to draw the Moor Out of the way, that your converse and business May be more free.
  • I know not where he lodges; and for me to devise a lodging, and say he lies here or he lies there were to lie in mine own throat.
  • But, Roderigo, if thou hast that in thee indeed, which I have greater reason to believe now than ever,—I mean purpose, courage, and valour,—this night show it: if thou the next night following enjoy not Desdemona, take me from this world with treachery and devise engines for my life.

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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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