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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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Asuzu of the University of Nigeria Nsukka in Enugu and his colleagues consulted native healers about plant concoctions they prescribed for snakebites.
And despite sticking to the cooking guidelines laid out on the tin, the pastry became more slimey and uncooked the further into the concoction I got.
Also try a Chilean specialty, pastel de choclo, a baked concoction of minced meat, chicken and spices topped with mashed corn.
But Mrs Brown's concoction not only brought his rash under control but he began sprouting new body hair for the first time in 1
a car crash, a church and kids watching television, the film's obscure narrative concoction is made both more dense and more clear as Hoolboom has his own poem scroll across the screen.
Another concoction, broccoli with honey," tasted pretty good," Aidan says.
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Heffernan's concoction will be presented with chocolate nutmeg dust, essence of poppy seed and rose, and hints of coconut, passionflower and oranges.
But the whole concoction goes down smoothly, thanks to Letterle's charm and the talented supporting cast, including Meredith Baxter, looking like a poster girl for aging gracefully and sexily; Joel Brooks and Richard Riehle as the audacious Hat Sisters; and the almost criminally adorable Dean Shelton as Punch, one of Ethan's would-be boyfriends.
Nearly every culture around the world has invented its own local concoction.
Goofy "Bob" pops up with a big grin on his face in TV commercials on CNN, ESPN, and NBC because his nether regions have been supersized by an herbal concoction called Enzyte.
Since 1941, when the first bacterial infection was cured with a concoction derived from the fungus penicillium, we've depended on antibiotics to be there when we're sick.