conjure up (v.) Old form(s): coniur'd vp, coniure , coniure vp
bring about [as if by magic], cause to appear
H5 V.ii.284[King Henry to Burgundy, of Katherine] I cannot so conjure up the spirit of love in her
JC II.i.323[Ligarius to Brutus] Thou ... hast conjured up / My mortified spirit
MND III.ii.158[Helena to Lysander and Demetrius] a manly enterprise - / To conjure tears up in a poor maid's eyes / With your derision
TC V.ii.127.1[Ulysses to Troilus, responding to 'Was Cressid here?'] I cannot conjure, Trojan
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