Everyone knew that that reality could easily, indeed would likely, devolve into the sectarian disaster we see now.
Politics has a tendency to devolve into juvenile playground taunts and smears.
Israeli politics will now devolve into a fierce period of horse-trading, double dealing, and speculation.
Now some say the recession-era classes of 2009 might devolve back into an “anything goes” attitude.
It takes far less than 46 days for a teachable moment to devolve into an airing of fetid undercurrents from the American id.
But Pomona never objected to sitting (or getting) up late, and so we allowed this weekly duty to devolve on her.
What larger responsibilities may devolve upon him can only be guessed.
In a great public school the duties that devolve on a captain of football are laborious and responsible.
He must be shown that it is immoral for man to devolve back to the animal level.
In his absence, the charge of the hospital will devolve on me, and my time will thus be employed through the coming winter.