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conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
pendulous - hanging; suspended
overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
berserk - mad with violent anger; frenzied; madly excited
absolve - pardon (an offense)