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[kon-juh-rey-shuh n] /ˌkɒn dʒəˈreɪ ʃən/

the act of calling on or invoking a sacred name.
an incantation; magical charm.
supernatural accomplishment by invocation or spell.
the practice of legerdemain.
supplication; solemn entreaty.
a magic spell; incantation
a less common word for conjuring
(archaic) supplication; entreaty

late 14c., coniuracioun, “conspiracy” (now obsolete), also “a calling upon something supernatural,” from Old French conjuracion “spell, incantation, formula used in exorcism,” from Latin coniurationem (nominative coniuratio) “a swearing together, conspiracy,” noun of action from coniurare (see conjure).


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