HyperDic: conjuration

English > 3 senses of the word conjuration:
NOUNcommunicationconjuration, incantationa ritual recitation of words or sounds believed to have a magical effect
cognitionconjuration, conjuring, conjury, invocationcalling up a spirit or devil
actconjuration, magic trick, conjuring trick, trick, magic, legerdemain, thaumaturgy, illusion, deceptionan illusory feat
English > conjuration: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA ritual recitation of words or sounds believed to have a magical effect.
Synonymincantation
NarrowerinvocationAn incantation used in conjuring or summoning a devil
Broaderspell, magic spell, magical spell, charmA verbal / verbal formula believed to have magical force
Spanishconjuro
Catalanconjur
Verbsconjuresummon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
English > conjuration: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaningcalling up a spirit or devil.
Synonymsconjuring, conjury, invocation
Narrowerevocation, summoningcalling up supposed supernatural forces by spells and incantations
Broadermagic, thaumaturgyAny art that invokes supernatural powers
Spanishconjuro, encantamiento
Catalanconjur, encantament
Verbsconjuresummon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
English > conjuration: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningAn illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers.
Synonymsmagic trick, conjuring trick, trick, magic, legerdemain, thaumaturgy, illusion, deception
Narrowercard trickA trick performed with playing cards
prestidigitation, sleight of handmanual dexterity in the execution of tricks
BroaderperformanceThe act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment
Spanishilusión, magia, prestidigitación, trampantojo, truco de magia, truco
Catalanil·lusió, màgia, truc de màgia, truc

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