Definition of conjuring in English:


Line breaks: con|jur¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈkʌndʒərɪŋ


[mass noun]
  • The performance of tricks which are seemingly magical, typically involving sleight of hand: [as modifier]: a conjuring trick
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    • That might sound improbable, but so are all conjuring tricks - that is the point of them.
    • I am always told, by those who purport to know, that there is a simple explanation for all conjuring tricks, but I think it is I who must be simple, because I continue to be completely stumped by all this sleight of hand.
    • Would such conjuring tricks give their writings more authority?
    magic, illusion, sleight of hand, legerdemain, dexterity, deception, hocus-pocus
    formal prestidigitation

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