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conjure
used in David Copperfield

3 uses
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Definition summon into action or bring into existence — often as if by magic
  • But for the quiet picture I had conjured up, of my mother in her youth and beauty, weeping by the fire, and my aunt relenting to her, I hardly think I should have had the courage to go on until next day.
    Chapters 13-15 (7% in)
  • He solemnly conjured me, I remember, to take warning by his fate; and to observe that if a man had twenty pounds a-year for his income, and spent nineteen pounds nineteen shillings and sixpence, he would be happy, but that if he spent twenty pounds one he would be miserable.
    Chapters 10-12 (70% in)
  • I conjured him, incoherently, but in the most impassioned manner, not to abandon himself to this wildness, but to hear me.
    Chapters 37-39 (92% in)

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