His “strategists” have concocted a series of stopgap tactics.
I realized he had concocted some fictional chain of events in his twisted mind.
Frankly, I was one of those duped by Ambrose's concocted interviews.
With SAGE, Art in the Age has concocted a spirit that uses the botanicals that link Jefferson, McMahon, and Lewis and Clark.
He means Benghazi, of course—a concocted conspiracy incomprehensible to most Americans.
Several merchant-vessels were captured by the Confederates, who concocted the most ingenious plans to secure success.
Plans were concocted, partly put into execution, and then proved failures.
She had a clever scheme, concocted by herself and Mary Lou while they mingled their tears over this recital of self-sacrifice.
She's painted a picture of the dress she has concocted for the occasion.
Then she went back to her room, put on her stays, and concocted some story for the benefit of Quenu, who was still drowsy.
1530s, "to digest," from Latin concoctus, past participle of concoquere "to digest; to boil together, prepare; to consider well," from com- "together" (see com-) + coquere "to cook" (see cook (n.)). Meaning "to prepare an edible thing" is from 1670s. First expanded metaphorically beyond cooking 1792. Related: Concocted; concocting.