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devise -- as in: devise a plan
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Emma
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  • Sighs and fine words had been given in abundance; but she could hardly devise any set of expressions, or fancy any tone of voice, less allied with real love.

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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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