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adjective, noun, verb
a frequent misspelling of divine. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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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


George (Alexander Cassady). 1910–65, British stage director and actor: founded (1956) the English Stage Company in London's Royal Court Theatre
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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