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devise
used in Henry IV, Part 1

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Definition
to come up with a way of doing something — typically a creative idea or plan
  • So please your Majesty, I would I could Quit all offences with as clear excuse As well as I am doubtless I can purge Myself of many I am charged withal: Yet such extenuation let me beg, As, in reproof of many tales devised By smiling pick-thanks and base news-mongers,— Which oft the ear of greatness needs must hear,— I may, for some things true, wherein my youth Hath faulty wander'd and irregular, Find pardon on my true submission.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — London. A Room in the Palace (14% in)

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