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Noun concoction has 4 senses
  1. concoction, mixture, intermixture - any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients; "he volunteered to taste her latest concoction"; "he drank a mixture of beer and lemonade"
    --1 is a kind of foodstuff, food product
    --1 has particulars:
     mincemeat; stuffing, dressing; roux; batter; dough; mix, premix; filling
    Derived form: verb concoct2
  2. concoction - an occurrence of an unusual mixture; "it suddenly spewed out a thick green concoction"
    --2 is a kind of
    mix, mixture
    Derived form: verb concoct1
  3. concoction - the invention of a scheme or story to suit some purpose; "his testimony was a concoction"; "she has no peer in the concoction of mystery stories"
    --3 is a kind of
    invention, innovation, excogitation, conception, design
    Derived forms: verb concoct3, verb concoct4
  4. confection, concoction - the act of creating something (a medicine or drink or soup etc.) by compounding or mixing a variety of components
    --4 is a kind of creating from raw materials
    Derived forms: verb concoct2, verb concoct1
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