concoct


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to use ingenuity in making, developing, or achieving

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In his 1995 memoir, Call the Briefing, former presidential Press Secretary Marlin Fitzwater told of a plan to concoct a poll to create a supposed need to dump Vice President Dan Quayle for the 1992 Bush re-election effort.
If the enemy unleashes a new biowarfare agent, scientists could quickly concoct a vaccine.
And since contemporary curators are short on cosseting precious objects with white cotton gloves and long on compiling fat Rolodexes filled with international artists whom they hire to concoct on-the-spot work for theme shows, it's not exactly earth-shattering that providing creative opportunities for the likes of Cardiff and Sze would be a source of pride for Grynsztejn.
Around the same period, Mata and Hari used to concoct playful mime comedies.
With Children'' creator Ron Leavitt, who somehow has managed to concoct a program that's even less subtle than his earlier work.
Yet, he is never one to serve up false hope, to concoct good news in order to set his readers' nerves at ease.
Edward and his buddies concoct an elaborate scheme to abscond with the money his wicked stepmother has stolen from his father, and establish a scholarship at Julliard that is so specific only Edward will qualify for it.
A laboratory couldn't concoct a more inspired, blissful musical hybrid than the recklessly happy collision between the joyous jangle of West African pop and the sinuous buoyancy of Cuban jazz.
Harald's discovery of a Hornet Moth in bad repair on a friend's estate leads him and Karen, the friend's sister, to concoct a plan to resurrect and fly the Hornet to England with the photos he has taken.
By changing the brewing broths and growth conditions, Lieber's team can concoct helical and sawtooth shapes, which he believes may have interesting applications.
Now, with the help of his friend Ula (Rob Schneider), he has to concoct new and increasingly clever ways to meet her and get her to fall for him every friggin' day.
Hoping to rid themselves of Eva once and for all, the men concoct a simple plan: they pay off ladies' man Ray Adams (LL Cool J) to romance and distract Eva.
The film, based on the happily miraculous July rescue of nine Quecreek coal miners trapped for 77 hours after accidentally opening an underground passage filled with water, was rushed into production and hurtled onto the air so quickly no one could even be bothered to concoct a decent title.
Brady became ``Whose Line Is It Anyway's'' go-to guy for his ability to concoct extemporaneous songs; hence, the sketches here are musically oriented.