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6 definitions found
 for conjure
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Conjure \Con*jure"\ (k[o^]n*j[=u]r"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Conjured (-j[=u]rd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Conjuring.] [F.
     conjurer, fr. L. conjurare to swear together, to conspire;
     con- + jurare to swear. See Jury.]
     To call on or summon by a sacred name or in solemn manner; to
     implore earnestly; to adjure.
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           I conjure you, let him know,
           Whate'er was done against him, Cato did it. --Addison.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Conjure \Con*jure"\, v. i.
     To combine together by an oath; to conspire; to confederate.
     [A Latinism]
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           Drew after him the third part of Heaven's sons
           Conjured against the Highest.            --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Conjure \Con"jure\, v. t.
     To affect or effect by conjuration; to call forth or send
     away by magic arts; to excite or alter, as if by magic or by
     the aid of supernatural powers.
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           The habitation which your prophet . . . conjured the
           devil into.                              --Shak.
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     To conjure up, or make visible, as a spirit, by magic arts;
        hence, to invent; as, to conjure up a story; to conjure up
        alarms.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Conjure \Con"jure\, v. i.
     To practice magical arts; to use the tricks of a conjurer; to
     juggle; to charm.
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           She conjures; away with her.             --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  conjure
      v 1: summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by
           magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured
           wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the
           mountain" [syn: raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke,
           evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put
           forward, call forth]
      2: ask for or request earnestly; "The prophet bid all people to
         become good persons" [syn: bid, beseech, entreat,
         adjure, press, conjure]
      3: engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear
         together; "They conspired to overthrow the government" [syn:
         conspire, cabal, complot, conjure, machinate]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  100 Moby Thesaurus words for "conjure":
     adjure, appeal, appeal to, bamboozle, beg, beguile, beseech,
     betray, bid come, bluff, brace, cajole, call, call away, call back,
     call for, call for help, call forth, call in, call on, call out,
     call together, call up, call up spirits, call upon, cheat on,
     circumvent, cite, clamor for, conjure up, conjure up spirits,
     convene, convoke, crave, cry for, cry on, cry to, deceive, delude,
     demand, diddle, double-cross, dupe, entreat, evoke, forestall,
     gammon, get around, gull, hoax, hocus-pocus, hornswaggle, humbug,
     impetrate, implore, importune, imprecate, indent, invoke, juggle,
     kneel to, let down, mock, muster, muster up, obtest, order up,
     outmaneuver, outreach, outsmart, outwit, overreach, page, pigeon,
     play one false, plead, plead for, pray, preconize,
     put something over, raise, raise ghosts, recall, requisition,
     run to, send after, send for, serve, snow, string along, subpoena,
     summon, summon forth, summon spirits, summon up, summons,
     supplicate, take in, trick, two-time
  
  

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