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decoct

Definitions of decoct
  1. verb
    extract the essence of something by boiling it
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    type of:
    boil
    bring to, or maintain at, the boiling point
  2. verb
    steep in hot water
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    type of:
    infuse, steep
    let sit in a liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse
  3. verb
    be cooked until very little liquid is left
    synonyms: boil down, concentrate, reduce
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    type of:
    decrease, diminish, fall, lessen
    decrease in size, extent, or range
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