So why did anybody ever bother to concoct the oil story in the first place?
Her brain cannot concoct the kind of healing she so desperately seeks.
That means shoppers will no longer have to rely on the big-name designers to concoct pieces with the latest trends.
1530s, "to digest," from Latin concoctus, past participle of concoquere "to digest; to boil together, prepare; to consider well," from com- "together" (see com-) + coquere "to cook" (see cook (n.)). Meaning "to prepare an edible thing" is from 1670s. First expanded metaphorically beyond cooking 1792. Related: Concocted; concocting.