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The way in which Levy associates one thought with the next has a hypnotic but clarifying effect.
IN ‘REAL ESTATE,’ DEBORAH LEVY CONTEMPLATES THE STRUCTURES THAT DEFINE USMICHELE FILGATEAUGUST 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Tasmania’s Ancient ForestsThere’s something hypnotic about prehistoric rainforests.
THE MOST STUNNING PLACES ON THE GLOBEJOSEFINA SALOMONAUGUST 8, 2021OZY
Either way, this sound — muddled, breezy, numbing, hypnotic — is here to stay for a while, and we should be listening for its nuance.
YES, YOU CAN JUDGE THIS SNOH AALEGRA ALBUM BY ITS COVERCHRIS RICHARDSJULY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It resulted in a hypnotic, off-kilter lull, Marx says, almost like the electricity flowing through Danielle’s veins.
HOW ‘SHIVA BABY’ CAPTURES THE ANXIETIES OF BEING A YOUNG WOMANSONIA RAOAPRIL 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Nonetheless, it exists as the album’s beating heart, her voice delicate and filigreed, turning the syllables of the character’s name into a hypnotic incantation.
JANE BIRKIN IS BACK WITH A NEW ALBUM, BUT HER PRESENCE IS EVERLASTINGJEFF WEISSMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This hypnotic and deeply cerebral exploration is a seductive escape.
AMANDA DENNIS’S ‘HER HERE’ IS A SPELLBINDING EXISTENTIAL THRILLERLAUREN LEBLANCMARCH 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
"Please don't try the old hypnotic fakir tricks upon me, Baroudi," she added, pushing up the cushions against the rock behind her.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
She had read in books of the mysteries of hypnotic suggestion, but she was far too practical to believe in that.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
In the medical circles throughout the country a good deal of interest and even enthusiasm over this new hypnotic is noticeable.
THE PROPAGANDA FOR REFORM IN PROPRIETARY MEDICINES, VOL. 1 OF 2VARIOUS
It is the sodium salt of the more or less favorably known hypnotic, Veronal (diethyl-barbituric acid).
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WORDS RELATED TO HYPNOTIC

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  • anesthetic
  • balmy
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  • dull
  • hypnotic
  • mesmerizing
  • narcotic
  • nodding
  • numbing
  • opiate
  • sedative
  • slumberous
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  • somniferous
  • somnolent
  • soothing
  • tranquilizing
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