Definition of Conjuring

1. Noun. Calling up a spirit or devil.

Exact synonyms: Conjuration, Conjury, Invocation
Generic synonyms: Magic, Thaumaturgy
Specialized synonyms: Evocation, Summoning
Derivative terms: Conjure, Conjure, Conjure, Invoke



Definition of Conjuring

1. Verb. (present participle of conjure) ¹

2. Noun. (context: gerund of conjure) An act in which something is conjured ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Conjuring

1. conjure [v] - See also: conjure

Lexicographical Neighbors of Conjuring

conjur'd
conjuration
conjurations
conjurator
conjure
conjure man
conjure up
conjured
conjurement
conjurements
conjurer
conjurers
conjures
conjuress
conjuries
conjuring (current term)
conjuring trick
conjurings
conjuror
conjurors
conjurour
conjury
conk
conk out
conked
conker
conkers
conkier
conkiest
conking

Literary usage of Conjuring

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Works of Sir Walter Ralegh, Kt by Sir Walter Raleigh, Thomas Birch, William Oldys (1829)
"Of the name of Magia; and that it was anciently far diverse from conjuring and witchcraft. NOW for magic itself; which art, ..."

2. Picturesque Sketches of Greece and Turkey by Aubrey De Vere (1850)
"A French adventurer—Fortune made by conjuringconjuring exploits—Visit to the house of a Turk—His mother—His wives— Beauty of Eastern women—The ..."

3. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1889)
"The three last-named works have been translated into English by Hoffmann, under the titles of The Secrets of conjuring and Magic, The Secrets of Stage ..."

4. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"It may also be mentioned that as a conjuring performance (second-sight), clairvoyance depends upon the rapid and skilful interpretation of an ingenious ..."

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