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conjure

con·jure

conjure

 
pronunciation:
kan jr
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
phrases:
conjure up
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: conjured, conjures, conjuring
definition 1: to do or produce by or as if by magic or sleight of hand.
The magician conjured a rabbit from a hat.
similar words:
produce
definition 2: to call forth or appeal to (a spirit or devil).
In this scene, the witches chant, seeking to conjure evil spirits.
synonyms:
call, call forth, evoke, invoke, summon
similar words:
arouse, raise
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to call forth or appeal to a spirit or devil.
The accusation was that she had conjured.
definition 2: to practice magic or magicians' tricks.
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phrase: conjure up
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