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concoct

verb [T]
 
 
/kənˈkɒkt/
INVENT to invent a story or explanation in order to deceive someone: He had concocted a web of lies.Cheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
MIX to make something unusual, especially food, by mixing things togetherPreparing foodPreparing food using heatMixing and mixturesVariety and mixturesConnecting and combiningGroups and collections of things
concoction
 
 
/kənˈkɒkʃən/ noun [C]
a concoction of meringue, ice cream, and fresh strawberries
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