- 1.1 (put together) [meal/drink] preparar he concocted a delicious dish in no time at all improvisó un plato delicioso en un momentoMore example sentences1.2 (fabricate) [excuse/alibi/story] inventarse; [plan] tramar
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- Now the couple are employing a chef to concoct pre-packaged meals and light lunches using home-grown ingredients.
- Both of them were wrong, and to prove it the APO had concocted a meal with a Brahms symphony as the first course and some gourmet Wagner items in the second.
- Not that this is a hastily concocted dish; the Agen prunes topping it have been soaked in brandy for well over a year.
- They fool the simple folk by concocting exciting stories about their receiving messages from the Jinn.
- Allowing detainees to talk may give them a chance to create and coordinate alibis and to corroborate or concoct stories to frustrate questioning attempts.
- Mr Wheeler spent two months behind bars before detectives discovered she had concocted the story.
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Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.