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con·jure • v. 1. / ˈkänjər; ˈkən-/ [tr.] make (something) appear unexpectedly or seemingly from nowhere as if by magic: Anne conjured up a most delicious homemade stew. ∎  call (an image) to mind: conjuring up the image of her mother's face. ∎  (of a word, sound, smell, etc.) cause someone to feel or think of (something): one scent can conjure up a childhood summer. ∎  call upon (a spirit or ghost) to appear, by means of a magic ritual. 2. / kənˈjoŏr/ [tr.] archaic implore (someone) to do something.

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conjure
A. constrain by oath or by a sacred invocation XIII;

B. affect or effect by jugglery XVI. — (O)F. conjurer to plot, exorcise, adjure :- L. conjūrāre band together by an oath, conspire, in medL. invoke, f. CON- + jūrāre swear, f. jūs, jūr- right, law.
Hence conjurer one who conjures spirits XIV; one who practises legerdemain XVIII. Partly — AN. conjurour, OF. conjurere, -eor — medL. conjurātor, -ōr-; see -ER 1.

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