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devise -- as in: devise a plan
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Babbitt
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  • He waited contentedly, not trying to peep at her, while she filed his nails and the barber shaved him and smeared on his burning cheeks all the interesting mixtures which the pleasant minds of barbers have devised through the revolving ages.

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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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