Definition of concoct:
esteem, think about, excogitate, construct, hatch, trump up, brood, repute, make up, think of, misspeak, cook, entertain, remember, invent, create, mix up, lie, think, plan, mislead, devise, look on, intermingle, regard as, dissolve, prepare, toy with, think up, vamp, look upon, cover, have in mind, stir in, bend the truth, make, deceive, contrive, fabricate, drum up, incubate, flirt with, cook up, come up with, scheme, dream up, take to be, manufacture, mean, formulate.
- "A Prisoner in Fairyland", Algernon Blackwood.
Susan, indeed, heart- broken as she was herself, had no time to indulge her own grief, so busy was she trying to concoct something that would tempt her employer to break a fast that was becoming terrifying to her.- "Dawn", Eleanor H. Porter.
- "A Tame Surrender, A Story of The Chicago Strike", Charles King.