conjuration

Definitions of conjuration
  1. noun
    a ritual recitation of words or sounds believed to have a magical effect
    synonyms: incantation
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    types:
    invocation
    an incantation used in conjuring or summoning a devil
    type of:
    charm, magic spell, magical spell, spell
    a verbal formula believed to have magical force
  2. noun
    an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
    synonyms: conjuring trick, deception, illusion, legerdemain, magic, magic trick, thaumaturgy, trick
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    types:
    card trick
    a trick performed with playing cards
    prestidigitation, sleight of hand
    manual dexterity in the execution of tricks
    type of:
    performance
    the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment
  3. noun
    calling up a spirit or devil
    synonyms: conjuring, conjury, invocation
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    types:
    evocation, summoning
    calling up supposed supernatural forces by spells and incantations
    type of:
    magic, thaumaturgy
    any art that invokes supernatural powers
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