- v. Simple past tense and past participle of conjure.
“The word conjured up images of the Spanish Inquisition, of torture, the whip and the rack.”
“However, I _would_ like to know just what sort of picture the term conjured up in the reader's mind.”
“The term conjured up in my mind pictures of piles of rope, pulleys and anchors.”
“The term conjured up images I didn’t want to think about.”
“You thought that cyberspace -- a term conjured up long ago by that neuromancer, sci-fi author William Gibson -- was the last frontier of freedom.”
“These were the images and ideas conjured from the fervid imaginations of this season's campaign ads, which we've decided to celebrate.”
“Later, the 1926 film "A Page of Madness (Kurutta Ippeiji)," is conjured from the distant history of Japanese silent cinema, with a live score performed by the chamber quintet Ensemble N_JP, featuring shakuhachi master Akikazu Nakamura.”
“The name conjured up images of plagues, nerve gas and Centers for Disease Control.”
“A staple of romantic fiction, the name conjured up charming highwaymen, dashing blades in plumed hats.”
“The fact that, among interviewees, girls 'xilungu names almost never ranged beyond proper European names to names conjured from the working - or object-world of colonial culture (as men's puberty/adult names did) confirms, I would argue, a gender difference in the function of puberty-naming itself, even as this practice changed with the influence of colonization.”
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