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adjective, noun, verb
a frequent misspelling of divine. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • "You told me I was right not to take Mr. devine's money," she faltered.

    The Greater Inclination Edith Wharton
  • "There is nothing anywhere," says a memorandum from the ineffable devine.

  • Then he took off his battered hat and looked up at devine with it in his hand.

    The Gold Trail

    Harold Bindloss
  • devine made a little gesture which seemed expressive of resignation.

    The Gold Trail

    Harold Bindloss
  • Then devine stooped and, filling his wide hat, held it up to him dripping.

    The Gold Trail

    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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