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1. The act or art of conjuring.
2. A magic spell or incantation.
3. A magic trick or magical effect.
4. Archaic A solemn appeal; an entreaty.
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1. a magic spell; incantation
2. a less common word for conjuring
3. archaic supplication; entreaty
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con•jur•a•tion(ˌkɒn dʒəˈreɪ ʃən)
1. the act of calling on or invoking a sacred name.
2. an incantation; magical charm.
3. supernatural accomplishment by invocation or spell.
4. the practice of legerdemain.
5. supplication; solemn entreaty.
[1350–1400; Middle English (< Anglo-French) < Latin]
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A magic spell, or the practice of casting magic spells.
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|Noun||1.||conjuration - a ritual recitation of words or sounds believed to have a magical effect|
magic spell, magical spell, charm, spell - a verbal formula believed to have magical force; "he whispered a spell as he moved his hands"; "inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese"
invocation - an incantation used in conjuring or summoning a devil
|2.||conjuration - calling up a spirit or devil|
|3.||conjuration - 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
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1. The use of skillful tricks and deceptions to produce entertainingly baffling effects:
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