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To assemble, or mix.

I can make up a batch of stew in a few minutes, but it will take a two hours to cook.

Additional definitions for 'make up':

make upTo constitute; to compose; to form.
make upTo compensate, fill in or catch up.
make upTo apply cosmetics or makeup.
make upTo resolve, forgive or smooth over an argument or fight.
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