Was there ever a critic who could conjure up a great performance like Kael?
Nor can Saudi Arabia expect to conjure up a new league between Arab states as a strategic alternative to America.
Covering this election, the optimism of the Obama 2008 campaign is hard to conjure up.
Nine times out of ten, it will conjure up an image of a brooding, sweaty, long-haired hunk.
It used to be that the only political villains we could conjure up were men.
With an intense egoisme, such as mine, I should conjure up an Edgerton in the deepest valleys of our country.
I try in vain to conjure up a panoramic view of the neighborhood.
And why should Aubrey conjure up an array of imaginary obstacles, arising out of a diseased delicacy?
It appears as if by spoken utterance we conjure up the danger.
You and I can conjure up women far more charming than we ever met on brick or carpet.
late 13c., "command on oath," from Old French conjurer "invoke, conjure" (12c.), from Latin coniurare "to swear together; conspire," from com- "together" (see com-) + iurare "to swear" (see jury (n.)). Magical sense is c.1300, for "constraining by spell" a demon to do one's bidding. Related: Conjured; conjuring. Phrase conjure up "cause to appear in the mind" (as if by magic) attested from 1580s.