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devise -- as in: devise a plan
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The Da Vinci Code
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  • Originally, Tarot had been devised as a secret means to pass along ideologies banned by the Church.
  • Then he devised an ingenious treasure hunt to ensure only Sophie would find it.
  • Working in concert with France’s King Philippe IV, the Pope devised an ingeniously planned sting operation to quash the Templars and seize their treasure, thus taking control of the secrets held over the Vatican.
  • Many great minds in history had invented cryptologic solutions to the challenge of data protection: Julius Caesar devised a code-writing scheme called the Caesar Box; Mary, Queen of Scots created a transposition cipher and sent secret communiqués from prison; and the brilliant Arab scientist Abu Yusuf Ismail al-Kindi protected his secrets with an ingeniously conceived polyalphabetic substitution cipher.

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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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