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adjective as in putting to sleep

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There is nothing less sleep-inducing than feeling like both your feet have dry-cleaning bags rubber-banded around them.

And yet the revelations Himmelman makes about Woodward are mild to the point of being nearly sleep inducing.

The horses fell into a long steady trot, their feet beating the ground with a regular, sleep-inducing thud.

At an altitude of 300 feet above Washington, summer days here are pleasant and summer nights cool and sleep-inducing.

All parts of the tree, but especially the bark of the roots, contain an acid drug of sleep-inducing properties.

No tune could be detected, but still it was not a sound that would have been regarded as sleep-inducing.


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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sleep-inducing, such as: hypnagogic, hypnotic, narcotic, somniferous, somnolent, and soporiferous.

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