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devise
used in The Lords of Discipline

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Definition
to come up with a way of doing something — typically a creative idea or plan
  • I was young then, and my youth permitted me to believe that I could change the world if only I could devise a cunning enough strategy.
    Chapter 3.22 (12% in)
  • We devised a sure-fire way to make 'em talk, and it's perfectly humane.
    Chapter 4.36 (11% in)
  • Over the years, cadets, like other kinds of prisoners, spent much of their time devising routes and rituals of escape if the need arose to make their way to the real world during the hours between taps and reveille.
    Chapter 4.37 (59% in)

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