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formulate

verb

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1 to convey in appropriate or telling terms
  • the doctor was trying to formulate a good way to tell her that she would need surgery

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2 to put (something) into proper and usually carefully worked out written form
  • a writer planning to formulate a response to what he considered a very unfair review of his work

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The first known use of formulate was in 1855

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“Formulate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/formulate. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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