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conjure sth up

verb [I or T] uk phrasal verb with conjure   /ˈkʌn.dʒər/ us    /-dʒɚ/

(THINK OF)

to make a picture or idea appear in someone's mind: The glittering ceremony conjured up images of Russia's imperial past. For some people, the word "England" may still conjure up images of pretty gardens and tea parties.

(CREATE)

to make something in a quick and clever way, especially food: How am I expected to conjure up a meal for six of his friends with almost nothing in the fridge?
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