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confect

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Pronunciation: /kənˈfɛkt
 
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Definition of confect in English:

verb

[with object]
Make (something elaborate or dainty) from various elements: a trifle confected from angelica and piped cream
More example sentences
  • In the Eucharistic service, the priest confects the bread as Christ's body.
  • She also confects dips, chocolate mousse, cheesecake, soft cheeses and, of course, butter.
  • Opposition MPs have had no qualms confecting anger, declaring Mr Blair's choice of garment to be a ‘sartorial outrage‘.

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin confect- 'put together', from the verb conficere, from con- 'together' + facere 'make'.

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