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concoct

verb

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to create or think of by clever use of the imagination
  • trying to concoct an explanation for how the lamp got broken by itself

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The first known use of concoct was in 1594

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“Concoct.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/concoct. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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