conjuration

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noun con·ju·ra·tion \ˌkän-ju̇-ˈrā-shən, ˌkən-, -jər-ˈā-\

Definition of conjuration

  1. 1 :  the act or process of conjuring :  incantation

  2. 2 :  an expression or trick used in conjuring

  3. 3 :  a solemn appeal :  adjuration

Examples of conjuration in a Sentence

  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

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First Known Use of conjuration

14th century


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