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- n. one who mesmerizes
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who practices, or believes in, mesmerism.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who practises mesmerism.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who induces hypnosis
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Quinsey was known as a mesmerist, a ventriloquist, an illusionist, a prestidigitator and a master of the Black Art, and occasionally in
This is by obtaining a strength superior to that of the mesmerist, which is only to be realized by being in communion with a Higher Life, and participating in that Life.
Without being what is called a mesmerist, I am possessed of considerable magnetic power, which I have endeavoured to develop as far as possible.
Turns out Mistress Sara isn't a "mesmerist" at all.
As if she were some mesmerist, she curled and uncurled her fingers several times, working them over the air.
Is Obama, who proclaims that the people don't want ideology, a mesmerist?
It's The Cabinet of Caligari here, with the mesmerist (O'Reilly) sending out a mass suggestion to its suggestible somnambulist audience.
They are likely a charlatan, a mesmerist, or a dolt.
This three parter from The Strand Magazine Oct-Dec 1902 features a mesmerist villain named Mistress Sara.
The mesmerist types are always foreign and mysterious in the Madame Helena Blavatsky mold and usually women.
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