conjure up


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conjure up

vb (tr, adverb)
1. to present to the mind; evoke or imagine: he conjured up a picture of his childhood.
2. to call up or command (a spirit or devil) by an incantation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.conjure up - summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magicconjure up - summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"
anathemise, anathemize, bedamn, beshrew, damn, imprecate, maledict, curse - wish harm upon; invoke evil upon; "The bad witch cursed the child"
bless - give a benediction to; "The dying man blessed his son"
create, make - make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
call forth, evoke, kick up, provoke - evoke or provoke to appear or occur; "Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple"
Translations

w>conjure up

vt sep ghosts, spiritsbeschwören; (fig) memories etcheraufbeschwören; (= provide, produce)hervorzaubern; mealzusammenzaubern
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