Prestigiation

Pres`tig`i`a´tion


n.1.Legerdemain; prestidigitation.
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Now that my powers of prestigiation have warmed up," resumes the magician, "I think I may be ready to undertake a much greater challenge, namely, correctly completing the same palindromical equation with all eight-digit addends this time--an order of magnitude increase in difficulty
The "juggler" was what we today refer to as the "conjuror" involved in legerdemain, sleight of hand or prestigiation.
Other terms were "tregetry, legerdemaine, prestigiation, .