CONCOCTION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CONCOCTION
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 n.  act of creating something , as medicine, drink, or soup, by compounding or mixing a variety of components; digestion of food
Classic Sentence:
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.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVII
2  In bed we concocted our plans for the morrow.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
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.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 36. ENTHUSIASM
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.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 4
5  He concocted for her a family of dead people, a sure means of not encountering any objections.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
6  An oarsman sprains his wrist: the carpenter concocts a soothing lotion.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 107. The Carpenter.
7  He was an expert at concocting strong drinks.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXIII
8  They had almost chemically to concoct it in their heads.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 16
Example Sentence:
1  This concoction is sure to please anyone who appreciates a whiskey sour.
2  Could 100 percent of this report be false and concocted in truly Stalin-esque style?
3  Angelina Jolie concocted quite the potion for theaters this weekend.
4  The soup was concocted from up to a dozen different kinds of fish.
5  Mr Ferguson said the prisoner concocted the story to get a lighter sentence.
6  It really does make you look rather stupid and like you're trying to concoct something where nothing exists.