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Synonyms for decoct

extract the essence of something by boiling it

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be cooked until very little liquid is left

steep in hot water

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500g leaf of Adhatoda vasica and decoct in 5L of water till it turns into a dark brown mass.
Burchfield's facts are not wrong, but he is wrong to decoct from them that Fowler was an uncritical, flag-saluting traditionalist.
One Daoist who helped her, at great expense, decoct a potion of longevity, heralded from White Crane Mountain.
Certainly, heat is needed to infuse or decoct the liquor and to dissolve the necessary addition of sugar, why the English have not adopted the American habit of taking ice in tea, for example, is still not fully understood.