Definition of 'concoct'
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So why was the story concocted? Times, Sunday Times (2016)She concocted a plan to prove it. The Sun (2014)Yet, it was perhaps better for the global economy that the plan they concocted was scuppered. Times, Sunday Times (2009)To vent his anger, it was said the experienced pilot concocted a diabolical plan. The Sun (2014)Residents have reportedly concocted schemes to remove images that are sprayed on larger blocks of concrete, and sell them to art buyers abroad. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He denied claims his injury was a story concocted to cover up for him being dropped and said: 'The bruise has come out right up my leg. The Sun (2016)
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Used Occasionally. concoct is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'concoct'
British English: concoct VERB
If you concoct an excuse or explanation, you invent one that is not true.
The prisoner concocted the story to get a lighter sentence.
Definition of concoct from the Collins English Dictionary
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