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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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devise -- as in: devise a plan
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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  • I ran to the house in Soho, and (to make assurance doubly sure) destroyed my papers; thence I set out through the lamplit streets, in the same divided ecstasy of mind, gloating on my crime, light-headedly devising others in the future, and yet still hastening and still hearkening in my wake for the steps of the avenger.

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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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