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synonyms for excogitate

  • conceive
  • consider
  • contemplate
  • contrive
  • deliberate
  • derive
  • develop
  • devise
  • educe
  • evolve
  • frame
  • invent
  • mind
  • ponder
  • ruminate
  • study
  • weigh
  • mull over
  • perpend
  • think out
  • think up
  • work out
See also synonyms for: excogitation / excogitative

antonyms for excogitate

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  • decrease
  • destroy
  • discard
  • disregard
  • forget
  • halt
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • stop
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How to use excogitate in a sentence

And he had four days a week in which to excogitate new methods of creating a fortune.
THE CARD, A STORY OF ADVENTURE IN THE FIVE TOWNSARNOLD BENNETT
No other author would have taken the trouble to excogitate him, and then treat him so badly.
G. K. CHESTERTON, A CRITICAL STUDYJULIUS WEST
Here the little thinker is not often left to excogitate a theory for himself.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
He must first think and excogitate his matter, then choose his words, and examine the weight of either.
DISCOVERIES MADE UPON MEN AND MATTERBEN JONSON
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