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The city concocted a plan to raise the hotels’ property taxes in a way they could pass along to their customers, like the hotel room tax.

She and her colleagues previously showed that treating corals with carefully concocted probiotic cocktails could mitigate coral bleaching in lab experiments.

The concocted calculation proved highly popular in social sciences, biomedical and epidemiological research, neuroscience and biological anthropology.

The friend told the IG agent that he was not there in any formal capacity for the FBI and that Ibrahim had concocted the story, according to court records.

Doping shreds public trust in athletics and in each affected sport — not just in countries known for concocting systematic doping measures, but right here in the United States.

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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.

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.

I must concoct a letter and explain my views; and the more I can make him understand how things really are the better.

All that region abounds in sweet, wild apples, from which the Indians concoct a fermented liquor which they call chi-chi.

I marched on with my men, leaving him and Belfort to concoct whatever mischief they would.

In story-telling, those who concoct the biggest lies receive the most applause.


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On this page you'll find 80 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to concoct, such as: contrive, create, devise, discover, dream up, and envision.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.