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devise
used in The Two Towers

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Definition
to come up with a way of doing something — typically a creative idea or plan
  • Others might be devised.
    3.5 — Book 3 Chapter 5 — The White Rider (14% in)
  • A fell weapon, perchance, devised by the Dark Lord.
    4.5 — Book 4 Chapter 5 — The Window on the West (44% in)
  • Little she knew of or cared for towers, or rings, or anything devised by mind or hand, who only desired death for all others, mind and body, and for herself a glut of life. alone, swollen till the mountains could no longer hold her up and the darkness could not contain her.
    4.9 — Book 4 Chapter 9 — Shelob's Lair (68% in)
  • It pleased him that she should dwell there hungry but unabated in malice, a more sure watch upon that ancient path into his land than any other that his skill could have devised.
    4.9 — Book 4 Chapter 9 — Shelob's Lair (74% in)

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