verb (used with object)
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Origin of concoct
OTHER WORDS FROM concoctcon·coct·er, con·coc·tor, nouncon·coc·tive, adjectivewell-con·coct·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for concoct
Papagelis concocted a race, sending pairs of lobsters down a plank into boiling water.‘Bills Mafia’ waited a generation for a team like this. It’s had to embrace it from afar.|Adam Kilgore|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
The monologist best known for concocting parts of his Apple exposé named his new play ‘Yes All Women.’
Even then, DiPascali said, Madoff was concocting a trading strategy that he would describe to his customers in exotic terms.
Rather than concocting sophisticated odes to misery, perhaps we might consider a different approach to urban growth.City Leaders Are in Love With Density but Most City Dwellers Disagree|Joel Kotkin|September 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The domestic authority went dressed as a ‘Glitter Queen’ by concocting a costume made of Scotch tape and her own brand of glitter.Amy Winehouse's Wedding Dress Stolen, Anna Wintour Defends Tory Burch|The Fashion Beast Team|November 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I now see that by the standards of modern American society, I do something comparable to concocting my own laundry detergent.
Bob and the others made a thorough examination of the damage, and they were not long in concocting a plan.The Radio Boys Trailing a Voice|Allen Chapman
Shamus succeeded admirably in his design of concocting a sensation for us.Buffalo Land|W. E. Webb
Marshall writes his brother "in confidence" of the plots these busy politicians were concocting.The Life of John Marshall (Volume 2 of 4)|Albert J. Beveridge
The Indians, however, were concocting plans all this time to effect the escape of the prisoner in the guardhouse.The History of Minnesota and Tales of the Frontier|Charles E. Flandrau
I, too, have been concocting plans, but they come much to the same thing.The Robbers|Friedrich Schiller