Definition of 'conjure'
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It conjures an image of a shrunken Britain retreating from the world. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This conjures up images of an industry filled with diehard fans and former players. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Such leaders cannot be conjured from thin air. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Could the elder of the finalists conjure yet more magic? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The lurid image this conjures up is at odds with the reality. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)So was there anything more than hot air conjured from this meeting? Times, Sunday Times (2008)It conjures an image of those of us who find winning too hard to swallow. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Classic swinging clubs conjure up images of men being dominant and women being submissive. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And because you are doubting you begin to conjure up images of disaster and failure. POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)The industry does not have all the answers and we cannot wave a magic wand to conjure up a solution overnight. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Tried best to conjure something up. The Sun (2008)Different names conjure up different images. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It will certainly become one today if Britain cannot conjure a doubles victory. Times, Sunday Times (2008)England need to do something different to conjure 20 wickets. Times, Sunday Times (2009)One conjures up magic sounds, the other magic pictures. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Hearing those involved talk about the 1982 conflict conjures up images more vivid than any photograph. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Why not let a piece of fine British craftsmanship become the magic lamp that conjures up memories of this jubilee? Times, Sunday Times (2012)They look as if you have something to hide, and the imagination always conjures up something worse than the reality. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Can they conjure the magic? Times, Sunday Times (2014)We might begin to conjure up something of the pleasure of those balmy nights that many of us have enjoyed on holiday in the Med. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Yet United always held the edge, able to conjure a magic moment at any time. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But in that sleepy disarray, I had conjured up something else. ARE YOU TALKING TO ME?: A Life Through the Movies (2004)I hope he doesn't destroy the magic conjured at the Almeida. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'conjure'
British English: conjure VERB
If you conjure something out of nothing, you make it appear as if by magic.
Thirteen years ago she found herself having to conjure a career from thin air.
Definition of conjure from the Collins English Dictionary
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