名词:concocter 动词过去式:concocted 过去分词:concocted 现在分词:concocting 第三人称单数:concocts
v [Tn] (often derog 常作贬义)
1 make (sth) by mixing ingredients (esp ones that do not usu go together) 将（尤指通常不相配合的）成分混合成某物; 调制
*concoct a drink out of sherry and lemon juice 用雪利酒和柠檬汁配制成的饮料.
2 (derog 贬) invent (a story, an excuse, etc) 编造, 捏造（谎言、藉口等）
*She'd concocted some unlikely tale about the train being cancelled. 她胡编了一通瞎话, 说什么那班火车给取消了.
[Date: 1500-1600; Language: Latin;Origin: , past participle of concoquere 'to cook together', from com- ( COM-) + coquere 'to cook']
to invent a clever story, excuse, or plan, especially in order to deceive someone
John concocted an elaborate excuse for being late.
to make something, especially food or drink, by mixing different things, especially things that are not usually combined
Jean concocted a great meal from the leftovers.