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.
By the late 1600s, chemists and herbalists had begun to concoct their own scientific mixtures for curing the hangover.
His lifelong obsession with elegance and order, he said, led him to concoct sexy results that journals found attractive.
Afterward some of us fellows did some experimenting and managed to concoct a crude one in the laboratory.
It took him some time to concoct his telegram, and put it into cypher.
Why, you fear Him with every devilish performance you concoct.
The reporter, armed with this information, proceeded to concoct a legend.
You see, when I heard of this mysterious disappearance of the lady, I began to concoct my own theory.
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.