Definition for CON'JURE

CON'JURE, v.t.

To expel, to drive, or to affect, in some manner, by magic arts, as by invoking the Supreme Being, or by the use of certain words, characters, or ceremonies, to engage supernatural influence; as, to conjure up evil spirits, or to conjure down a tempest; to conjure the stars. Note. It is not easy to define this word, nor any word of like import; as the practices of conjurers are little known, or various and indefinite. The use of this word indicates that an oath or solemn invocation originally formed a part of the ceremonies.

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