confect

Definitions

  • (verb-transitive): To make into a confection or preserve.
  • (verb-transitive): To put together by combining materials: a group of writers who confected a television series.
  • (noun): A sweet confection, such as candy.

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  • (noun): a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
  • (verb): make into a confection; "This medicine is home-confected"
  • (verb): make or construct

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Example Sentences

  • Do we come together to "confect" euchraist or do we come together to celebrate that which always and everywhere is?

  • Polls appear daily; conjecture abounds continually; media confect a frenzy.

  • Pureeing their own research with published sources, Mr. Summers and Ms. Swan confect a circumstantial case involving protection money paid by members of the huge royal family to keep bin Laden's terrorism outside the kingdom's borders, intercession by Saudi cultural agents—likely spies—to help two of the hijackers in California, and stonewalling by Saudi intelligence after the attacks.

  • I've managed to confect vague sympathy, but can't help feeling the snub would be put into perspective if female athletes would only turn to their well-thumbed copies of classical comedy.

  • Instead of having the studio confect costume jewelry for the film, DeMille ordered exact reproductions of ancient Egyptian jewelry that used real gold and precious stones.

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