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cook up

verb (transitive, adverb)
1.
(informal) to concoct or invent (a story, alibi, etc)
2.
to prepare (a meal), esp quickly
3.
(slang) to prepare (a drug) for use by heating, as by dissolving heroin in a spoon
noun
4.
(in the Caribbean) a dish consisting of mixed meats, rice, shrimps, and sometimes vegetables
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