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It was concocted between them, he said; not by one more than by another.

She had concocted this scene in the carriage, and nothing should baulk her of it.

It is the most precious poison that ever was concocted in this world.

The idea had come to him that Paliser had concocted the admission.

More than likely Songbird has concocted some verses about it.

Plans were concocted, partly put into execution, and then proved failures.

She's painted a picture of the dress she has concocted for the occasion.

You said Nick and I were wasting the corn, but just see what stuff we've concocted.

There has never yet been concocted a better spring tonic than strawberries.

At length, the two plots which have been hinted at in the previous pages were concocted.

WORD ORIGIN

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.

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