conjuration

[ kon-juh-rey-shuhn ]
/ ˌkɒn dʒəˈreɪ ʃən /

noun

the act of calling on or invoking a sacred name.
an incantation; magical charm.
supernatural accomplishment by invocation or spell.
the practice of legerdemain.
supplication; solemn entreaty.

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Origin of conjuration

1350–1400; Middle English conjuracio(u)n (<Anglo-French ) <Latin conjūrātiōn- (stem of conjūrātiō), equivalent to conjūrāt(us), past participle of conjūrāre to swear together (con-con- + jūr- (stem of jūs) right, justice, duty + -ātus-ate1) + -iōn--ion
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British Dictionary definitions for conjuration

conjuration
/ (ˌkɒndʒʊˈreɪʃən) /

noun

a magic spell; incantation
a less common word for conjuring
archaic supplication; entreaty
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