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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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Today, major manufacturers such as L'Oreal Paris, Avon and Shiseido Men and hipster labels like Billy Dangerously and Jack Black alike sling the concoctions.
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These ornate concoctions of lace, beads, branches, and bits of old photographs inspired The Word, a dance by the gallery's resident choreographers Doug Merrifield and Anne Tobias (November 2-4, 1994).
Automated settings feature pre-programmed cycles that take the guesswork out of making the perfect frozen concoctions so the party host doesn't have to be chained to the bar all night.
Instead, young people sip iced concoctions or coffee mixtures and converse animatedly, more mature and older folks enjoy the casual but nearly always tasty fare, and customers of all ages nibble the excellent pastries and dessert items.
One of medieval Europe's most popular concoctions for treating disease might instead have been an agent of germ transmission, new research suggests.
In fact, in their effort to discourage the world's mosquitoes, blackflies, sand flies and ticks, consumers spend an estimated $200 million annually on sprays, liquids, lotions, candles and other anti-insect concoctions.
After her rheumatologist recommended regular hot-water soaks, she consulted a physician and an herbalist to create her own therapeutic bubble bath concoctions.
Its albums--particularly the early ones--were fastidiously crafted fabulous concoctions of savagely dissimilar styles juxtaposed, blended, preened, and primped to pimp a rock bouquet both bombastic and effeminate.
Her various concoctions of acetate, pigment, dyes, resins, and inks applied to raw or gessoed drop cloths are sealed with glossy laminate.
com site is lush with regular features including the Drink Calculator, where inputting up to any 5 ingredients returns a selection of cocktail recipes from one of the largest databases available anywhere, and the Drink Creator, where the community can share favorite concoctions and stories that go with them.