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devise -- as in: devise a plan
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Anna Karenina
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  • Sometimes, too, he had experienced the opposite, expressing at last what he liked himself, which he was devising arguments to defend, and, chancing to express it well and genuinely, he had found his opponent at once agreeing and ceasing to dispute his position.

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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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