conjury


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conjury

(ˈkʌndʒərɪ)
n
magic
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conjury - calling up a spirit or devilconjury - calling up a spirit or devil  
magic, thaumaturgy - any art that invokes supernatural powers
summoning, evocation - calling up supposed supernatural forces by spells and incantations
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People in Middlesbrough deserve the truth about what is going on - not statistical conjury.
Following a meeting with a travelling magician, Eisenheim becomes obsessed with conjury and decides to leave the country to explore the world and perfect his art.
Any photograph is a trick, after all--a conjury of optics and a chemical reaction, which happens below the threshold of sight.