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In an instant the feeding birds all fled, vanishing into the mighty hedge like a conjuring trick. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The conjuring act has proven harder to pull off this campaign. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The only way he was able to recognize him was when a conjuring trick was found in one of his trouser pockets. Davey, Ray Rev. & Cole, John A Channel of Peace (1993)She vanishes, as in a conjuring trick. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His old-fashioned conjuring tricks are brilliant and done with throwaway comedy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She is a conjuring trick. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Ruling Saudi Arabia remains a conjuring act. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In reality, it's little more than a pointless conjuring trick. Times, Sunday Times (2010)As so often in food, the technological conjuring tricks tend to boost profits, not pleasure. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Yes, if you're the kind of person who likes to have conjuring tricks explained to you. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It may be a miracle with a supernatural explanation, it may be a conjuring trick, with a natural explanation. Christianity Today (2000)

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