The domestic authority went dressed as a ‘Glitter Queen’ by concocting a costume made of Scotch tape and her own brand of glitter.
I now see that by the standards of modern American society, I do something comparable to concocting my own laundry detergent.
Rather than concocting sophisticated odes to misery, perhaps we might consider a different approach to urban growth.
Indeed, Agate admitted in an April 2007 letter that he had been concocting lies and spreading false information about Teddy.
Even then, DiPascali said, Madoff was concocting a trading strategy that he would describe to his customers in exotic terms.
The girls employed themselves very usefully in concocting new articles of clothing out of old materials.
Who could have supposed that all this time Tiresias was concocting an epigram on Pluto!
Well, my fat friend, what wicked scandal do you come fresh from concocting?
He aided the king as much as he could in making his arrangements and in concocting all his plans.
And he rambled on in his mind, concocting an educational scheme which would really fit a man for the wear and tear of life.
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.