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Fans of the 2013 horror film The Conjuring may be familiar with the doll, which plays a central role.

But in other societies, to tell war stories risked conjuring the dead and was considered dangerously taboo.

Frozen pulls off its animated abracadabra by conjuring up the elements that made Disney's modern classics just that.

In The Conjuring, the Warrens brush off alleged hauntings as the result of drafts or defective pipes.

I've learned that this form of identity theft, conjuring up a character to attract another person, is not uncommon.

In the midst of their conjuring, the Inquisition came down upon them.

But Cash gave no sign that he heard or saw anything save the visions his memory was conjuring in the dancing flames.

I ought to be above feeling annoyed at this tomfoolery—but these conjuring fellows go too far.

Miss Mackenzie was in the place of honour, conjuring with a teapot and a cosy; and, behold!

Here is a fair heritage lost, I dare say, on a foul cast at dice, or a conjuring trick at cards!

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On this page you'll find 734 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to conjuring, such as: eerie, enchanted, enchanting, extraordinary, fascinating, and magic.

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