Origin of concoct
OTHER WORDS FROM concoctcon·coct·er, con·coc·tor, nouncon·coc·tive, adjectivewell-con·coct·ed, adjective
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How to use concoct in a sentence
Channel the nuns of colonial Mexico and concoct your own saucy, sticky creation.Learn to make cajeta, a Mexican confection with multilayered sweetness and history|Adriana Velez|April 12, 2021|Washington Post
Short on food, they concoct a stew of worms and chewing tobacco, which goes down as well as you’d expect.‘Raft of Stars’ takes a cue from Hemingway, then puts a less macho spin on the adventure tale|Mark Athitakis|April 8, 2021|Washington Post
None of this concocted hysteria could have been possible if not for the confusion about the difference between the County Office of Education and San Diego Unified.
Clementson said being a good steward of taxpayer dollars means selecting the best ways to improve their lives – and in this case, make transportation faster and easier – not adhering to a concrete list of projects concocted decades ago.SANDAG Moving Closer to ‘Coming to Jesus’ Moment on Killed Projects|Andrew Keatts|April 1, 2021|Voice of San Diego
Lacking the individual talent only money can buy, Bielsa still managed to concoct a world-class attack that, at risk of sounding like a cliché, starts on defense.Leeds United Is Scoring (And Getting Scored On) Like Nobody Else In The Premier League|Nicholas Som|March 10, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
By the late 1600s, chemists and herbalists had begun to concoct their own scientific mixtures for curing the hangover.
That means shoppers will no longer have to rely on the big-name designers to concoct pieces with the latest trends.
You can create anything, add flavorings—you can concoct things.
His lifelong obsession with elegance and order, he said, led him to concoct sexy results that journals found attractive.How Social Scientists, and the Rest of Us, Got Seduced By a Good Story|Megan McArdle|April 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
So why did anybody ever bother to concoct the oil story in the first place?
"But you must concoct something with more staying power," he went on.The Opened Shutters|Clara Louise Burnham
I must concoct a letter and explain my views; and the more I can make him understand how things really are the better.The Prime Minister|Anthony Trollope
All that region abounds in sweet, wild apples, from which the Indians concoct a fermented liquor which they call chi-chi.The Terms of Surrender|Louis Tracy
I marched on with my men, leaving him and Belfort to concoct whatever mischief they would.In Hostile Red|Joseph Altsheler
In story-telling, those who concoct the biggest lies receive the most applause.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 1|Hubert Howe Bancroft