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 Meanings and Examples of CONJURE
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 v.  call on or summon by sacred name or in solemn manner; implore earnestly; practice magical arts
Classic Sentence: (34 in 3 pages)
1  For some time I was lost in conjecture as to the cause of this, but yesterday an idea struck me, and if it is well founded, I conjure you to avow it.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 18
2  But until then, I conjure you, do not mention or allude to it.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 22
3  Then she returned to her calculations; but figure as she would, she could not conjure back the vanished three hundred dollars.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
4  He could conjure up nothing of sufficient point.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 15
5  Sir, I conjure you, I entreat now, sir, give me your most sacred word of honor, that you will not tell her.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
6  Milady had sunk into a chair, with her hands extended, as if to conjure this terrible apparition.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 65 TRIAL
7  I swear to you by him who died for us that naught shall induce me to breathe one syllable to my jailers; but I conjure you do not abandon me.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
8  I conjure you by everything you hold dear to answer a few questions.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
9  My father has revealed the culprit's name; my father thirsts for revenge as much as you do, yet even he conjures you as I do to keep this secret.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 103. Maximilian.
10  Pale, and sweetly smiling, she looked like an angel of mercy conjuring the angel of vengeance.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 117. The Fifth of October.
11  It racked me to recall past happiness and the greater peril there was of conjuring up its apparition, the quicker the thible ran round, and the faster the handfuls of meal fell into the water.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIII
12  I walked up and down my room hastily and perturbed, while my imagination conjured up a thousand images to torment and sting me.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 20
13  After passing several hours, we returned hopeless, most of my companions believing it to have been a form conjured up by my fancy.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 23
14  I conjured him, incoherently, but in the most impassioned manner, not to abandon himself to this wildness, but to hear me.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 39. WICKFIELD AND HEEP
15  The Unquenchables had done their best to be worthy of the name, for like elves they had worked by night and conjured up a comical surprise.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO
Example Sentence:
1  The mere mention of the words "heart failure", can conjure up, to the layman, the prospect of imminent death.
2  In those days Churchill was still a name to conjure with.
3  When we think of adventurers, many of us conjure up images of larger-than-life characters trekking to the North Pole.
4  I can't simply conjure up the money out of thin air.
5  The magician will conjure a rabbit out of his hat.
6  The centerpiece is a boat ride through an elaborate interactive stage set of picturesque slums and their associated smells, to conjure up an illusion of real Victorian life - and misery.
7  Apple's rivals want to benefit from its magic, hoping that its long awaited new smartwatch will finally conjure demand for wearable technology that has so far generated more buzz about its potential than actual sales.
8  The very word conjures up nostalgic images of solitary brick or wooden towers with vanes set against picturesque fields.
9  Every day a different chef will be conjuring up delicious dishes in the restaurant.
10  The old man conjured up a bag of silver coins from his pocket.
11  His imagination conjured up a vision of the normal family life he had never had.
12  A walk in the fresh air soon conjured her headache away.