1 On a noonday in mid-November, they all sat grouped about the dinner table, eating the last of the dessert concocted by Mammy from corn meal and dried huckleberries, sweetened with sorghum.
2 In bed we concocted our plans for the morrow.
3 Traddles and I laying our heads together apart, while Mr. Dick anxiously watched us from his chair, we concocted a scheme in virtue of which we got him to work next day, with triumphant success.
4 Because I infinitely prefer the spontaneous spite to the concocted sugaries; now they are poison; when I begin saying what a fine fellow Clifford is, etc.
5 He concocted for her a family of dead people, a sure means of not encountering any objections.
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6 An oarsman sprains his wrist: the carpenter concocts a soothing lotion.
7 He was an expert at concocting strong drinks.
8 They had almost chemically to concoct it in their heads.