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con•jure



Pronunciation: (kon'jur, kun'- for 1–5, 8–10, 12; kun-joor' for 6, 7, 11), [key]
v., -jured, -jur•ing,
n.


v.t.
1. to affect or influence by or as if by invocation or spell.
2. to effect, produce, bring, etc., by or as by magic: to conjure a miracle.
3. to call upon or command (a devil or spirit) by invocation or spell.
4. to call or bring into existence by or as if by magic (usually fol. by up): She seemed to have conjured up the person she was talking about.
5. to bring to mind; recall (usually fol. by up): to conjure up the past.
6. to appeal to solemnly or earnestly: I conjure you to hear my plea.
7. Obs.to charge solemnly.

v.i.
1. to call upon or command a devil or spirit by invocation or spell.
2. to practice magic.
3. to practice legerdemain.
4. Obs.to conspire.

n.
Chiefly Southern U.S.an act or instance of witchcraft or voodoo, esp. a spell.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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