to affect or influence by or as if by invocation or spell.
to effect, produce, bring, etc., by or as by magic: to conjure a miracle.
to call upon or command (a devil or spirit) by invocation or spell.
to call or bring into existence by or as if by magic (usually followed by up): She seemed to have conjured up the person she was talking about.
to bring to mind; recall (usually followed by up): to conjure up the past.
to appeal to solemnly or earnestly: I conjure you to hear my plea.
Obsolete. to charge solemnly.
to call upon or command a devil or spirit by invocation or spell.
to practice magic.
to practice legerdemain.
Obsolete. to conspire.
Chiefly Southern U.S. an act or instance of witchcraft, Hoodoo, or Voodoo, especially a spell.
- un·con·jured, adjective
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How to use conjure in a sentence
Bethea is trying to conjure why all the senseless killing of both his family member and the cops as well.Protesters Demand Justice For Gurley As Gap Grows Between Cops and NYC | M.L. Nestel | December 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
All of us can readily conjure up horror scenarios by the isolated person acting badly.
Movie Gale fails to conjure emotions more complicated than “oooh, what pretty eyes he has.”Team Peeta or Team Gale: Why the ‘Hunger Games’ Love Triangle Ruins ‘Mockingjay – Part 1’ | Kevin Fallon | November 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Our bad guy is Weather Wizard (not a joke), who not only looks like Kurt Cobain but can use his palms to conjure angry storms.‘The Flash’ Review: Teen Angst Gets a Comic Book Quickie | Sujay Kumar | October 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Performing with Weird Al was as much as a dream come true as I think I could conjure.
But if, in your tenderness for me, you sought to reserve aught to shelter me against poverty, I conjure you give it all!The Pilgrim's Shell or Fergan the Quarryman | Eugne Sue
There is none here but my God and you; and by his sacred name, I conjure you to remember your promise, and save my brother!The Spy | J. Fenimore Cooper
Or was it well to conjure up angelical or supernatural persons to repeat it?
conjure up for me then, here and now, any sort of features whatsoever that please your fancy.Molly Make-Believe | Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
He was worse than the gossiping women, letting himself conjure up weird and incredible ideas.The Winning Clue | James Hay, Jr.
British Dictionary definitions for conjure
(intr) to practise conjuring or be a conjuror
(intr) to call upon supposed supernatural forces by spells and incantations
(kənˈdʒʊə) (tr) to appeal earnestly or strongly to: I conjure you to help me
a name to conjure with
a person thought to have great power or influence
any name that excites the imagination
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