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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of lull.

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Examples

  • Her easygoing manner and beatific expression lulled Ethan completely, so that her next words were twice the shock they'd have been if he'd been expecting them.

    Mission to Moulokin

  • And I think subconsciously the fact that we've done, thank God, more than six years now without another 9/11 is kind of lulled us to sleep, even though the rhetoric of TSA, the leaders of the Department of Homeland Security suggest they're working overtime to close these security gaps.

    CNN Transcript Nov 15, 2007

  • "I think Michigan, the last three games they kind of lulled us to sleep," Thomas said.

    USATODAY.com

  • Somebody quoted the expression that you mention, and I admitted the possibility that I had "lulled" the students, if one of them said so, for at this University a student's word is not questioned, but I honestly thought it inconceivable

    Board of Visitors minutes

  • A half hour's nap followed the luncheon, the party being "lulled" to sleep by Washington's harmonica.

    Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders Among the Kentucky Mountaineers

  • "They kind of lulled us to sleep in the neutral zone and just trapped us to death all night."

    Home - BostonHerald.com

  • It is almost as if the market is lulled (if you can call 60-70\% implied volatility in index options 'lulled') into some conviction that this is the ground state, only to find, at some date in future, that the market is nestled in a false vacuum.

    Dealbreaker

  • It is almost as if the market is lulled (if you can call 60-70\% implied volatility in index options 'lulled') into some conviction that this is the ground state, only to find, at some date in future, that the market is nestled in a false vacuum.

    Dealbreaker

  • Michael Pachter has conceded that a number of industry analysts were mistakenly "lulled" into believing the video game software market was recession-proof.

    Technology, Science, Entertainment, and Business News

  • It is almost as if the market is lulled (if you can call 60-70\% implied volatility in index options 'lulled') into some conviction that this is the ground state, only to find, at some date in future, that the market is nestled in a false vacuum.

    Dealbreaker

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