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conjuration

noun

1 conjuration

A ritual recitation of words or sounds believed to have a magical effect.

synonym: incantation.

Dutch: bezwering, spreuk
Polish: inkantacja



2 conjuration

Calling up a spirit or devil.

synonyms: conjuring, conjury, invocation.

Dutch: geestenbezwering

3 conjuration

An illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers.

synonyms: conjuring trick, deception, illusion, legerdemain, magic, magic trick, thaumaturgy, trick.

Roget 545: deception; falseness etc. 544; untruth etc. 546; imposition, imposture; fraud, deceit, guile; fraudulence, fraudulency; ... show more

Roget 992: sorcery; occult art, occult sciences; magic, the black art, necromancy, theurgy, thaumaturgy; demonology, demonomy, demonship; diablerie [Fr.], bedevilment; witchcraft, ... show more

Dutch: gegoochel, goochelarij, goochelkunst, hocus-pocus, illusionisme
Polish: sztuczka, trick, trik


Moby thesaurus: abracadabra, charm, conjurement, escamotage, evocation, exorcisation, exorcism, exsufflation, hanky-panky, hocus-pocus, hokey-pokey, incantation, invocation, jiggery-pokery, jugglery, juggling, legerdemain, magic formula, magic words, monkey business ... show more.

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