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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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devise -- as in: devise a plan
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • A log raft in the river invited him, and he seated himself on its outer edge and contemplated the dreary vastness of the stream, wishing, the while, that he could only be drowned, all at once and unconsciously, without undergoing the uncomfortable routine devised by nature.

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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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