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conjure
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Gulliver's Travels
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  • My conductor pressed me forward, conjuring me in a whisper "to give no offence, which would be highly resented;" and therefore I durst not so much as stop my nose.
  • I conjured him "to conceal from all persons what I had told him of the Houyhnhnms; because the least hint of such a story would not only draw numbers of people to see me, but probably put me in danger of being imprisoned, or burnt by the Inquisition."

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  • She fears his black magic will conjure up evil spirits.
  • The song conjures memories of good times.

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