hypnotize

Part of speech: verb

To produce hypnotic sleep in.

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Usage examples "hypnotize":

  1. There is about him something that seems to soothe and hypnotize. - "Right Ho, Jeeves", P. G. Wodehouse.
  2. " Dr. Brayton might hypnotize him," suggested the lady whose shoulder Wetmore was looking round. - "The Coast of Bohemia", William Dean Howells.
  3. " You mean you don't believe in anything you have not seen yourself," said I. To this Miller slowly replied: " I believe in Vienna, which I have never seen, but I don't believe in a Vienna doctor who claims to be able to hypnotize a man so that he can smile while his leg is being taken off." - "The Shadow World", Hamlin Garland.