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  • From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Concoct) A concoction is, strictly speaking, a combination of various ingredients, usually herbs, spices, condiments, powdery substances. — “Concoction - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • Though the suit has been drawn many different ways by different artists, and the stories Batman wears this costume both to conceal his identity, and to frighten criminals. — “Batsuit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • Based in North Wales, he is distinguished by his encyclopaedic knowledge of popular music, which he draws on to concoct "A vs B" tracks that often cast familiar pop, hip hop and R'n'B vocals in a whole new light by using such unlikely "backing bands" as Focus and The Beatles. — “Soundhog - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,


  • "So it is," said Cardenio; "and so uncommon and unexampled, that were one to attempt to invent and concoct it in fiction, I doubt if there be any wit keen enough to imagine it." — “Don Quixote” by Miguel De Cervantes
  • Dames of elevated rank, likewise, whose doors she entered in the way of her occupation, were accustomed to distil drops of bitterness into her heart; sometimes through that alchemy of quiet malice, by which women can concoct a subtle poison from ordinary trifles; and sometimes, also, by a coarser expression, that fell upon the sufferer's defenceless breast like a rough blow upon an ulcerated wound. — “The Scarlet Letter” by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • As the immortal Alexis Soyer can make more delicious soup for a half-penny than an ignorant cook can concoct with pounds of vegetables and meat, so a skilful artist will make a few simple and pleasing phrases go farther than ever so much substantial benefit-stock in the hands of a mere bungler. — “Vanity Fair” by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Bearing in mind the abruptly-ending blue line on the map, I considered it useless to go farther, and retraced my steps, trying to concoct a story which would satisfy an irritable Esens inn-keeper that it was a respectable wayfarer, and not a tramp or a lunatic, who knocked him up at half-past one or thereabouts. — “The Riddle of the Sands” by Erskine Childers


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