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conjure


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conjure  \Con*jure"\,  v.  i. 
  To  combine  together  by  an  oath;  to  conspire;  to  confederate. 
  [A  Latinism] 
 
  Drew  after  him  the  third  part  of  Heaven's  sons  Conjured 
  against  the  Highest.  --Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conjure  \Con"jure\,  v.  t. 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conjure  \Con"jure\,  v.  i. 
  To  practice  magical  arts;  to  use  the  tricks  of  a  conjurer;  to 
  juggle;  to  charm. 
 
  She  conjures;  away  with  her  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conjure  \Con*jure"\  (k[o^]n*j[=u]r"),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Conjured}  (-j[=u]rd");  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Conjuring}.]  [F. 
  conjurer,  fr  L.  conjurare  to  swear  together,  to  conspire; 
  con-  +  jurare  to  swear.  See  {Jury}.] 
  To  call  on  or  summon  by  a  sacred  name  or  in  solemn  manner;  to 
  implore  earnestly;  to  adjure. 
 
  I  conjure  you  let  him  know  Whate'er  was  done  against 
  him  Cato  did  it  --Addison. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  conjure 
  v  :  evoke  or  call  forth:  "raise  the  specter  of  unemployment"; 
  "he  conjured  wild  birds  in  the  air";  "stir  a  disturbance" 
  [syn:  {raise},  {conjure  up},  {invoke},  {stir},  {call  down}, 
  {arouse},  {bring  up},  {put  forward},  {call  forth}] 




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