concoctionnoun [ C or U ]uk /kənˈkɒk.ʃən/ us /kənˈkɑːk.ʃən/
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- If, indeed, this novel concoction was the favorite fare of hunters, it is no wonder that the race of hunters is becoming extinct.
- Make the concoction with boiling water, from soot taken from the chimney or stove in which wood is burned.
- The old lady next door pottered in and out, putting mustard plasters on his chest and forgetting to take them off, and feeding him nauseous concoctions that she brewed over a coal-oil stove.
- The roast course was always accompanied by an aqueous, semi-frozen concoction which the bill of fare revealed as Roman punch.
- There he occupied himself with the concoction of poisons, the resource of fallen statesmen.