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devine

adjective, noun, verb
1.
a frequent misspelling of divine.
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  • Miss devine heard Bo's voice, and listening for a moment said, "Let me see that boy."

    Bolax Josephine Culpeper
  • "You told me I was right not to take Mr. devine's money," she faltered.

    The Greater Inclination Edith Wharton
  • "I believe you're fond of trouble," devine answered, laughing.

    Harding of Allenwood Harold Bindloss
  • "There is nothing anywhere," says a memorandum from the ineffable devine.

  • Harding was violently shaken, and devine half smothered by the dust that followed them across the breaking.

    Harding of Allenwood Harold Bindloss
British Dictionary definitions for devine

Devine

/dəˈviːn/
noun
1.
George (Alexander Cassady). 1910–65, British stage director and actor: founded (1956) the English Stage Company in London's Royal Court Theatre
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