prepare or cook by mixing ingredients;
"concoct a strange mixture"
make up something artificial or untrue
- He must have cooked up an alibi.
- He made up a story to explain why he was absent.
- His lawyers accuse the government of covering up the affair, despite evidence that at least one rogue security official was involved in plotting Mr Dink's death.
- Suffering defeat in two campaigns, Tabinshwehti gave himself up to drink, leaving to his brother-in-law, Bayinnaung, the task of suppressing a southern revolt.
- cook up 编造