Definition of confect in English:

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confect

Pronunciation: /kənˈfɛkt/

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'.

Words that rhyme with confect

affect, bisect, bull-necked, collect, connect, correct, defect, deflect, deject, detect, direct, effect, eject, elect, erect, expect, infect, inflect, inject, inspect, interconnect, interject, intersect, misdirect, neglect, object, perfect, project, prospect, protect, reflect, reject, respect, resurrect, sect, select, subject, suspect, transect, unchecked, Utrecht

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