Conjure

Definition of Conjure

Con`jure´   Pronunciation: kǒn`jūr´
v. t.1.To call on or summon by a sacred name or in solemn manner; to implore earnestly; to adjure.
[imp. & p. p. Conjured (-jūrd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Conjuring.]
I conjure you, let him know,
Whate'er was done against him, Cato did it.
- Addison.
v. i.1.To combine together by an oath; to conspire; to confederate.
Drew after him the third part of Heaven's sons
Conjured against the Highest.
- Milton.
v. t.1.To affect or effect by conjuration; to call forth or send away by magic arts; to excite or alter, as if by magic or by the aid of supernatural powers.
The habitation which your prophet . . . conjured the devil into.
- Shak.
To conjure up
or make visible, as a spirit, by magic arts; hence, to invent; as, to conjure up a story; to conjure up alarms.
v. i.1.To practice magical arts; to use the tricks of a conjurer; to juggle; to charm.
She conjures; away with her.
- Shak.

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