concoct

Part of speech: verb

To prepare by mixing ingredients; contrive; plan.

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Usage examples "concoct":

  1. With the view of drawing on real enquiries, he used to concoct and then answer questions on points of doctrine, etc. - "The Life Story of an Old Rebel", John Denvir.
  2. " What you want, then, Mr. President," Kerotski put in smoothly, " is for me to help you concoct a good cover story." - "Fifty Per Cent Prophet", Gordon Randall Garrett.
  3. Wishing to celebrate the Queen's birthday in true British fashion, they went to Mrs. Osbourne to learn how to concoct a plum pudding. - "The Life of Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson", Nellie Van de Grift Sanchez.