conjuring trick


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Noun1.conjuring trick - an illusory featconjuring trick - an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
performance - the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment; "we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal"; "an inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto"
card trick - a trick performed with playing cards
prestidigitation, sleight of hand - manual dexterity in the execution of tricks
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Ezra Jennings, in a conjuring trick being performed on Mr.
Holding this faith, she was in no respect influenced by those grossly material ideas of modern growth which associate the presence of spiritual beings with clumsy conjuring tricks and monkey antics performed on tables and chairs.
He sang funny songs to them and told funny stories, did conjuring tricks and got up theatricals, shared their fun and comforted their sorrows.
There I wandered about for many a year, and at last came back to the Punjaub, where I lived mostly among the natives and picked up a living by the conjuring tricks that I had learned.
Doctors have seen through his 11% pay offer for the conjuring trick it is.
Newman's voice - a husky, matter-of-fact drawl - is the perfect device to facilitate the conjuring trick whereby he is able to give the songs a conversational tone, lulling the listener until he springs the trap.
With the taking away of tax credits they use their conjuring trick - a pittance called the Living Wage, living been the operative word.
CITY have pulled off a cash conjuring trick to bring in a raft of top players at a cost of just PS8.
I don't why chancellors feel they have to do this kind of conjuring trick.
What begins as a conjuring trick between sceptics and psychics, scholars and scoundrels, spirals into the kind of supernatural hokum that blows up in your face.
What Assad has done, with highly effective assistance from Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, is a classic conjuring trick.
else in life slightest Yet on Valentine's Day 2012 I thought I had finally overcome my limitations when I strode nervously into the operating theatre where a crack team of obstetricians stood ready to perform their version of that popular old conjuring trick of sawing the lady in half.