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devise -- as in: devise a plan
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Oliver Twist
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  • …even for justice itself to confound the innocent with the guilty when they were in accidental companionship, he knew already; and that deeply-laid plans for the destruction of inconveniently knowing or over-communicative persons, had been really devised and carried out by the Jew on more occasions than one, he thought by no means unlikely, when he recollected the general nature of the altercations between that gentleman and Mr. Sikes: which seemed to bear reference to some foregone…

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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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