“The image that the writers conjure up of John is that of a fiery, ascetic evangelist who emerged from a hermit-like existence in the desert to call the people of Israel to repent of their evil ways and be baptized.”
“Martin meanwhile stormed around, swearing in English, circling the crashed Intrepid as if to conjure up a repair.”
“As the Philadelphia Phillies took the field to play in Game 5, it would have been a perfect occasion to conjure up truisms in tribute to valiant losers who continue to play on with pride and self-respect when all possibilities for victory have vanished.”
“All of New England can conjure up 2004 and 2007 until your hearts runneth over with joy, but you will be doing so in vain.”
“An egregious gag job like no other, amplified by the fact it came against their most ancient, bitter rivals, no longer could Yankees fans conjure up Bucky Dent or Aaron Boone; nor could they humiliate Red Sox Nation with an awful chain of events.”
“TO the books of the monastery some human interest clings: we can at once conjure up a picture of the cloister and the scribe at his work; the handling of an old manuscript, the turning over of finely-written and quaintly-illuminated yellow pages, throws the mind flashing back centuries to the silent writer in his carrell.”
“We can let Charlotte and Lois and Elvira loose in the kitchen, and they can conjure up some scrambled eggs and toast for everyone, she said, inwardly wincing at even uttering the word conjure.”
“What images does that phrase conjure up in your mind?”
“When you think of the word scientist, like most, you might immediately conjure up images of a guy in a laboratory and a white lab coat doing experiments, and it usually has a clinical depiction.”
“Their ability to instantly conjure up plausible-sounding rationalizations, to twist the narrative to make their side sound credible with cherry-picked facts and half-truths, and very important to smear their accusers becomes second nature.”
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