somniferous

[ som-nif-er-uh s, suh m- ]SEE DEFINITION OF somniferous
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It must have been a work of vast ability in the somniferous school of literature.

Claude Bernard thought it the most somniferous of the opium alkaloids.

Caro spoke of his "serious blague," while Victor Hugo found him "somniferous."

Two o'clock has just struck, and no somniferous result has followed.

Quaffing it down, and betaking himself to bed, under its somniferous influence, the Wye waterman is soon in the land of dreams.

I did not find the jolting of the cart at all disagreeable, on the contrary, it had quite a somniferous effect upon me.

I did not find the jolting of the cart at all disagreeable; on the contrary, it had quite a somniferous effect upon me.

This yelp, sounding above the somniferous monotone of grumbling, stirred Cap'n Sproul from his dozing.

They were aware of the somniferous properties of the sap, and Dioscorides2005 mentions the variety with white seeds.

Night otherwise fallen dark and somniferous to modern mankind.

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