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- n. conjuration
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The practice of magic; enchantment.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The acts or art of a conjurer; magic; jugglery.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. calling up a spirit or devil
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The use of the word "trick" in mathematical sciences does not refer to conjury but refers to the use of a technique that may not be immediately obvious.
She wanted other books, essays about sorcery, primers on magic-working and conjury that had to be mailordered from New Hampshire, New Orleans, even Italy.
Now and then some learned courts take a big view of life, but scarcely do they make an impression until some public brainstorm drives them back in their treatment of crime to the methods of sorcery and conjury.
I knew I didn't want to end the book, at that point -- even though a death is a natural place to end it -- because I just felt so sad, at that conjury of emotions, so I decided to follow that story through the summer and the fall of '45, after his death.
Swiftly his hands moved from sign to sign, like a mage's gestures before some momentous conjury.
The crippling despair lifted from her, just as the effects of Ivainson's conjury reached the valley.
Their tireless and exacting analysis of reality might strip and banish Sathid-born conjury as dream; led to extreme, these wizards might even enter the mind and sunder rapport between Sathid master and crystal.
Unseen to one side, Taen shouted a useless plea concerning conjury and the wizards of Mhored Kara.
Only the Vaere-trained had balked him, and for that, they and every principle they upheld had earned his undying hatred, until now, when the conjury of Mhored Kara's master seer had placed this petty old man in stark fear of his life.
He gestured toward the tents, and Taen understood he referred to the Kiel-mark's vociferous hatred of the wizards and their secretive conjury.