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excogitate


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Excogitate  \Ex*cog"i*tate\v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Excogitated};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n..  {Excogitating}.]  [L.  excogitatus  p.  p.  of 
  excogitare  to  excogitate;  ex  out  +  cogitare  to  think.  See 
  {Cogitate}.] 
  To  think  out  to  find  out  or  discover  by  thinking;  to  devise; 
  to  contrive.  ``Excogitate  strange  arts.''  --Stirling. 
 
  This  evidence  .  .  .  thus  excogitated  out  of  the  general 
  theory.  --Whewell. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Excogitate  \Ex*cog"i*tate\,  v.  i. 
  To  cogitate.  [R.]  --Bacon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  excogitate 
  v  :  come  up  with  [syn:  {invent},  {contrive},  {devise},  {formulate}, 
  {forge}] 




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