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1‘Louis Braille invented an alphabet to help blind people’

originate, create, innovate, design, devise, contrive, formulate, develop
conceive, think up, come up with, hit on, mastermind, pioneer
discover, find
coin, mint
informal dream up

2‘he admitted that they invented the story for a laugh’

make up, fabricate, concoct, hatch, dream up, trump up, manufacture
informal cook up