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Con`ju*ra"tion (?), n. [L. conjuratio, cf. F. conjuration.]


The act of calling or summoning by a sacred name, or in solemn manner; the act of binding by an oath; an earnest entreaty; adjuration.

We charge you, in the name of God, take heed; . . . Under this conjuration speak, my lord. Shak.


The act or process of invoking supernatural aid by the use of a magical form of words; the practice of magic arts; incantation; enchantment.

Pretended conjurations and prophecies of that event. Hallam.


A league for a criminal purpose; conspiracy.

[Obs.] "The conjuration of Catiline."

Sir T. Elyot.


© Webster 1913.

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