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conjure

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Performing, Magic
conjurecon‧jure /ˈkʌndʒə $ ˈkɑːndʒər, ˈkʌn-/ ●○○ verb 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive, transitive]APROM to perform clever tricks in which you seem to make things appear, disappear, or change by magic 🔊 The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.2 [transitive]CAUSE to make something appear or happen in a way which is not expected 🔊 He has conjured victories from worse situations than this.3 a name to conjure with conjure something ↔ up
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conjureMemories grow less vivid, recent experiences are unshared, and imagined caresses across the kilometres become harder to conjure.David conjured an endless succession of rabbits out of his hat.In women's magazines and educational material the apple conjures good food and health.Fused, however, they metamorphosed into something that conjured improbable visions.The threat of computer terrorists may be enough to conjure money for research from Congress.And now the night conjured up from the waters a gluey fog.Even now I find it harder to conjure up memories of Kennedy, harder to fall back under that inexplicable spell.Through simple disuse and lack of feedback, she may stop conjuring up stories.I conjured up visions of wild mushroom risotto, tiramisu, Cherry, Garcia ice cream, and currant scones.It will take a masterly spin doctor to conjure upbeat images from a bleak Kansas youth.
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Verb table
conjure
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyconjure
he, she, itconjures
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyconjured
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave conjured
he, she, ithas conjured
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad conjured
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill conjure
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have conjured
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam conjuring
he, she, itis conjuring
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you, we, theyare conjuring
Past
I, he, she, itwas conjuring
you, we, theywere conjuring
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been conjuring
he, she, ithas been conjuring
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been conjuring
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be conjuring
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been conjuring
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