His plan of defence was as well conceived and as original as the plan of attack.
His plan of defence was as well conceived, and as original, as the plan of attack.
The project was well conceived and worthy of Madame de Chevreuse.
"An excellent idea, Paganel; well conceived," said the Major.
The move was well conceived and swiftly executed, but its success stopped short at the outworks of Smolensk.
Tim's plan had been well conceived, and the collision seemed inevitable.
Simple texts are sometimes more effective preachers than sermons, or whole volumes of well conceived essays.
The plan was so well conceived that it could not fail when put into execution.
These plans, as I have said, had been well conceived and were being executed with great precision and skill.
Then too, his oaths are at once well conceived and elegantly expressed.
late 13c., conceiven, "take (seed) into the womb, become pregnant," from stem of Old French conceveir (Modern French concevoir), from Latin concipere (past participle conceptus) "to take in and hold; become pregnant," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + comb. form of capere "to take," from PIE *kap- "to grasp" (see capable). Meaning "take into the mind" is from mid-14c., a figurative sense also found in the Old French and Latin words. Related: Conceived; conceiving.
conceive con·ceive (kən-sēv')
v. con·ceived, con·ceiv·ing, con·ceives
To become pregnant.
To apprehend mentally; to understand.