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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·ju·ra·tion /ˌkɑnʤʊˈreʃən, ˌkʌn-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·ju·ra·tion n.
 1. The act of calling or summoning by a sacred name, or in solemn manner; the act of binding by an oath; an earnest entreaty; adjuration.
 We charge you, in the name of God, take heed; . . .
 Under this conjuration speak, my lord.   --Shak.
 2. The act or process of invoking supernatural aid by the use of a magical form of words; the practice of magic arts; incantation; enchantment.
    Pretended conjurations and prophecies of that event.   --Hallam.
 3. A league for a criminal purpose; conspiracy. [Obs.] “The conjuration of Catiline.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a ritual recitation of words or sounds believed to have a
           magical effect [syn: incantation]
      2: calling up a spirit or devil [syn: conjuring, conjury, invocation]
      3: an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
         [syn: magic trick, conjuring trick, trick, magic,
         legerdemain, illusion, deception]