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concoct

concoct

concoct - Dictionary definition and meaning for word concoct

Definition
(verb) make a concoction (of) by mixing
Definition
(verb) prepare or cook by mixing ingredients
Synonyms : cook up
Example Sentence
  • concoct a strange mixture

Definition
(verb) invent
Synonyms : trump up
Example Sentence
  • trump up charges

Definition
(verb) devise or invent
Synonyms : dream up , hatch , think of , think up
Example Sentence
  • He thought up a plan to get rich quickly
  • no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for concoct

coct - resembles a cocktail, prepared by mixing and combining. A conman is preparing it, in a concert disguised(make up) as a bartender.
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by sriharisharma

con+coc+t con= combination (different items) coc= cocking so concoct= combination if different items in cocking means "prepare by mixing ingredients"
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by walid

The con used a cocktail of make up kits to hoodwink the police...just about sums up the whole word's meaning
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by srinpraveen

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