cook up

Definitions of cook up
  1. verb
    prepare or cook by mixing ingredients
    synonyms: concoct
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    type of:
    cook, fix, make, prepare, ready
    prepare for eating by applying heat
  2. verb
    make up something artificial or untrue
    synonyms: fabricate, invent, make up, manufacture
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    mythologise, mythologize
    construct a myth
    unconsciously replace fact with fantasy in one's memory
    concoct, trump up
    make up a story
    vamp, vamp up
    make up
    type of:
    concoct, dream up, hatch, think of, think up
    devise or invent
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