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From Old French conjuracion, from Latin coniuration-, stem of coniuratio (a swearing together, a conspiracy)


conjuration (countable and uncountable, plural conjurations)

  1. Conjuring, legerdemain or magic.
    • Hallam
      Pretended conjurations and prophecies of that event.
  2. A magic trick.
  3. (obsolete) The act of calling or summoning by a sacred name, or in solemn manner, or binding by an oath; an earnest entreaty; adjuration.
    • Shakespeare
    • We charge you, in the name of God, take heed; [] Under this conjuration speak, my lord.
  4. (obsolete) A league for a criminal purpose; conspiracy.
    • Sir T. Elyot
      The conjuration of Catiline.


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