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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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devise -- as in: devise a plan
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • History of Magic was by common consent the most boring subject ever devised by wizardkind.
  • Wizards much older and cleverer than you have devised our new programme of study.
  • Hermione soon devised a very clever method of communicating the time and date of the next meeting to all the members in case they needed to change it at short notice, because it would look suspicious if people from different Houses were seen crossing the Great Hall to talk to each other too often.

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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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