Sentence Examples


  • If you try to take it, your death will be the most horrible I devise yet.
  • And this will go on as long as we have the free enterprise system, where markets reward those who devise solutions for, say, pollution abatement or alternative energy creation.
  • The little princess got up, rang for the maid, and hurriedly and merrily began to devise and carry out a plan of how Princess Mary should be dressed.
  • He will not devise or undertake anything," thought Prince Andrew, "but he will hear everything, remember everything, and put everything in its place.
  • The most suitable fete the Germans can devise for him is a celebration of Jena and Auerstadt.

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