1. phrasal verb If you conjure up a memory, picture, or idea, you create it in your mind. [V P n (not pron)] ⇒ When he closed his eyes, he could conjure up in exact colour almost every event of his life. [V P n] ⇒ When we think of adventurers, many of us conjure up images of larger-than-life characters trekking to the North Pole. [Also V n P] 2. phrasal verb → conjure If something such as a word or sound conjures up particular images or ideas, it makes you think of them. [V P n] ⇒ Jimmy Buffett's music conjures up a warm night in the tropics. [V P n] ⇒ What does the word 'feminist' conjure up for you?
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