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Mixtures and combinations

mixture

noun

a combination of two or more different things, people, qualities etc

blend

noun

a combination of different tastes, styles, qualities etc that produces an attractive or effective result

combination

noun

something that combines several things

mix

noun

a particular combination of objects, qualities, or substances

concoction

noun

something that is made or produced by putting several things or features together

hybrid

noun

a mixture of different things or styles

medley

noun

a mixture of things such as different types of food

jumble

noun

a collection of different things mixed together

amalgam

noun

a combination of two or more things

mixed bag

noun

a combination of many different types of people or things

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breakfast rave

a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …

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