Definitions

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  • verb To induce somebody into a state of hypnosis.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb induce hypnosis in

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Examples

  • It appears that the charismatic Parker's first contribution is to hypnotise Zuckerberg, his second to marginalise Saverin, his third to hold out the prospect of big hedge-fund money, and the fourth to suggest shortening the title to "Facebook".

    The Social Network – review

  • He is able to hypnotise then animals by applying pressure and massaging certain parts of the body, including the belly which relaxes them.

    Animal Hypnotist Claims to be Britains First ‘Rabbit Whisperer’ | Impact Lab

  • Perhaps the home office could hire Derren Brown to hypnotise the public into feeling safe.

    It’s Official - We Have Gone Insane! « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • I'd be careful Snobby, that measured barbarian looks like he's getting ready to whip out his snake and hypnotise it into an arrow.

    Blizzard of Odd: Pedaling to the Bitter End

  • I had learned to self-hypnotise in order to master childbirth without drugs, so I tried that.

    Heidi Sinclair: Sleeping in Seattle: Sweet Dreams for a Lifelong Insomniac

  • So they sort of subconsciously hypnotise themselves into believing that rich girls are genuinely hotter and more of a sexual prize - and that, in pursuing them, they're genuinely driven by white-hot sexual lust for an unattainable princess.

    EX MEN 2 : The Aftermath

  • What we are experiencing, in the deepening days of a global depression, is the desperate suspension of disbelief by people of intelligence - la trahison des clercs - in a pathetic effort to hypnotise themselves into the delusion that it will be all right on the night.

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  • I've seen Border Collies do that with their eyes, apparently in an attempt to hypnotise sheep into being corralled.

    It's Me or the Dog: Cupcake Trance

  • What we are experiencing, in the deepening days of a global depression, is the desperate suspension of disbelief by people of intelligence - la trahison des clercs - in a pathetic effort to hypnotise themselves into the delusion that it will be all right on the night.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • An earnest professional can talk to me and explain to me and hypnotise me till they're blue in the face, and it's not going to make the blindest bit of difference.

    Telly Ho

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