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concoction

[kənkok′shən]
Etymology: L, con + coquere, to cook
a remedy prepared from a mixture of two or more drugs or substances that have been heated.

concoction

(kŏn-kŏk′shŭn) [L. con, with, + coquere, to cook]
A mixture of two medicinal substances, usually done with the aid of heat.
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A chemical engineer (name withheld) working with an oil company recalled his introduction to the use of herbal concoction, especially ones that enhance s3xual performance.
You have the option of drinking the tea first as its layer comes on top and then taste the coffee at the base, or stirring the concoction to savour the combined essence of tea and coffee.
Revel in a smoked grapefruit and rosemary concoction with the Garden Sling, which is luxuriously topped with edible gold flakes.
Was our reaction Wwhen we first saw that she had chosen this lilac concoction, left, as her dress for the big night.
The reality is it is extremely hard to police as the people making these concoctions are always one step ahead of drug laws.
She said that a couple of their patrons have already tried the concoction, but more people were expected to try the drink on Friday, which is traditionally their busiest night.
At a time when our attitude to booze needs to be seriously confronted, this latest concoction should be avoided like the plague.
Alun Smith, the first neighbour on the scene to help Mr Toms, said the concoction was a "ticking time bomb".
capitalism in the process--as fatal a concoction for the economy then and as it was later, when government intervention, he believes, led to the Great Depression.
WITH the International Festival of the Sea upon us, the salty sea dogs behind Pan Am bar have come up with a concoction to keep us riding the new wave of cocktails at the Albert Dock bar.
For instance, a tiny quantity of the concoction prevented the viper's hemorrhage-inducing venom from killing chick embryos.
The concoction (barley grass juice powder, citric and other acids naturally found in the body, amino acids, and vitamins) supposedly works by suppressing the formation--and speeding the removal--of acetaldehyde, the most toxic byproduct of alcohol metabolism.