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con·coct

 (kən-kŏkt′)
tr.v. con·coct·ed, con·coct·ing, con·cocts
1. To prepare by mixing ingredients, as in cooking.
2. To devise, using skill and intelligence; contrive: concoct a plan.

[Latin concoquere, concoct-, to boil together : com-, com- + coquere, to cook; see pekw- in Indo-European roots.]

con·coct′er, con·coc′tor n.
con·coc′tion n.
con·coc′tive adj.
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concoction

(kənˈkɒkʃən)
n
1. the act or process of concocting
2. something concocted
3. an untruth; lie
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con•coc•tion

(kɒnˈkɒk ʃən, kən-)

n.
1. the act or process of concocting.
2. something concocted; mixture.
[1525–35; < Latin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.concoction - any foodstuff made by combining different ingredientsconcoction - any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients; "he volunteered to taste her latest concoction"; "he drank a mixture of beer and lemonade"
food product, foodstuff - a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food
mincemeat - spiced mixture of chopped raisins and apples and other ingredients with or without meat
stuffing, dressing - a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables
roux - a mixture of fat and flour heated and used as a basis for sauces
batter - a liquid or semiliquid mixture, as of flour, eggs, and milk, used in cooking
dough - a flour mixture stiff enough to knead or roll
mix, premix - a commercially prepared mixture of dry ingredients
filling - a food mixture used to fill pastry or sandwiches etc.
2.concoction - an occurrence of an unusual mixture; "it suddenly spewed out a thick green concoction"
mix, mixture - an event that combines things in a mixture; "a gradual mixture of cultures"
3.concoction - the invention of a scheme or story to suit some purpose; "his testimony was a concoction"; "she has no peer in the concoction of mystery stories"
invention, excogitation, innovation, conception, design - the creation of something in the mind
4.concoction - the act of creating something (a medicine or drink or soup etc.) by compounding or mixing a variety of components
creating from raw materials - the act of creating something that is different from the materials that went into it
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concoction

noun mixture, preparation, compound, brew, combination, creation, blend This concoction helps to control skin blemishes.
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Translations
إخْتِلاق قِصَّه
namíchánísměs
blandingbryg
kotyvasztásösszekotyvasztás
samsuîa
namiešanie

concoction

[kənˈkɒkʃən] N
1. (= food) → mezcla f, mejunje m; (= drink) → brebaje m
2. (= act) [of food, drink] → confección f; [of story] → invención f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

concoction

[kənˈkɒkʃən] n (= food, drink) → mélange m
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concoction

n
(= food)Kreation f, → Zusammenstellung f; (= drink)Gebräu nt; one of her little concoctionseines ihrer Spezialrezepte
(= story etc)Erdichtung f; (Fashion) → Zauberei f, → Spielerei f; the plot is an amazing concoction of bizarre eventsder Plot ist eine erstaunliche Verkettung der merkwürdigsten Ereignisse
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concoction

[kənˈkɒkʃn] n (food, drink) → miscuglio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

concoct

(kənˈkokt) , ((American) kon-) verb
to put together, make up or invent. I've concocted a new drink for you to try; The child concocted a story about having been attacked.
conˈcoction (-ʃən) noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

concoction

n. cocimiento, mezcla, concocción.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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His unreliability as a narrator (he writes a crime story in which he is the murderer; instead of being a master puppeteer, he turns out to be manipulated by his female character, both of them being manipulated at their turn by Mark Asprey, the authorial figure behind whom Martin Amis himself hides) combined with the fact that he is terminally ill (a literal interpretation of Roland Barthes' The Death of the Author) helps deconstruct the patriarchal binary opposition man-female, replacing it with what Judith Butler calls "gender trouble" in a concotion which brings together metafiction, intertextuality and hyperreality.
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