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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

v. - Steep in hot water; Be cooked until very little liquid is left; Extract the essence of something by boiling it.

Usage examples (15)
  • You have to decoct the herbs to create a medicinal tea..
  • Pao-yü, on one hand, hastened to direct a servant to go and decoct them, and, on the other, he heaved a sigh.
  • And to say the truth, remembering that Dr. Swinnerton himself never appeared to triturate or decoct or do anything else with the mysterious herbs, our old friend was...
  • To take a cathart. powder every 4th morning, continuing the decoct. for more
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