conjuration

Definitions of conjuration
1

n a ritual recitation of words or sounds believed to have a magical effect

Synonyms:
incantation
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

n an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers

Synonyms:
conjuring trick, deception, illusion, legerdemain, magic, magic trick, thaumaturgy, trick
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

n calling up a spirit or devil

Synonyms:
conjuring, conjury, invocation
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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