conjuration


con·ju·ra·tion

noun \ˌkän-j-ˈrā-shən, ˌkən-, -jər-ˈā-\

Definition of CONJURATION

1
:  the act or process of conjuring :  incantation
2
:  an expression or trick used in conjuring
3
:  a solemn appeal :  adjuration

Examples of CONJURATION

  1. <the preposterous claim that he could raise the spirits of the dead with a mystical conjuration>
  2. <a conjuration for divine guidance during a time of national crisis>

First Known Use of CONJURATION

14th century

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