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Word: concoct

Definition: prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction


More Vocab Words

::: larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
::: inductive - pertaining to induction or proceeding from the specific to the general
::: mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
::: enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
::: hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
::: disputatious - argumentative; fond of argument
::: disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
::: irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
::: atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
::: pomposity - self-important behavior; acting like a stuffed shirt(pompous person); ADJ. pompous: self-important