Sentence Examples

  • Great efforts have been made to devise cottonpicking machines, but, as yet, complete success has not been attained.
  • He set himself to devise the former as far back as 1858, but his system of signals was not adopted by the navy until 1867.
  • I prefer to use this app because it allows me to devise my own music playlists.
  • The Wiirzburg Conference is the name given to the meeting of representatives of the smaller German states in 1859 to devise some means of mutual support.
  • He had several interviews with the Italian patriot, and persuaded him of the impracticable nature of his plan, thereby obtaining for the government leisure to devise a more reasonable scheme.

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