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The way in which Levy associates one thought with the next has a hypnotic but clarifying effect.In ‘Real Estate,’ Deborah Levy contemplates the structures that define us|Michele Filgate|August 26, 2021|Washington Post
Tasmania’s Ancient ForestsThere’s something hypnotic about prehistoric rainforests.
Either way, this sound — muddled, breezy, numbing, hypnotic — is here to stay for a while, and we should be listening for its nuance.Yes, you can judge this Snoh Aalegra album by its cover|Chris Richards|July 30, 2021|Washington Post
It resulted in a hypnotic, off-kilter lull, Marx says, almost like the electricity flowing through Danielle’s veins.How ‘Shiva Baby’ captures the anxieties of being a young woman|Sonia Rao|April 2, 2021|Washington Post
Nonetheless, it exists as the album’s beating heart, her voice delicate and filigreed, turning the syllables of the character’s name into a hypnotic incantation.Jane Birkin is back with a new album, but her presence is everlasting|Jeff Weiss|March 19, 2021|Washington Post
As for Manson, Spahn said, there was no explanation—he had a hypnotic spell over the girls, they were his slaves.
[It] does not resemble standard antipsychotic, antidepressant, antianxiety or hypnotic drugs in simple drug interaction tests.How Pfizer Helped Make ‘Spice,’ The Deadly Fake Pot|Abby Haglage|May 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The first thing to hit me were those cats eyes of hers, green with flecks of gold and hypnotic as hell.The Week in Death: George Jacobs, Sinatra’s Domestic Confidant|The Telegraph|February 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is a rocking, hypnotic peacefulness in the way he puts words together.‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’ Is a Classic Twice over—as a Movie and a Novel|Malcolm Jones|February 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He is a master of the breathless paragraph, the hypnotic meditation.
"Please don't try the old hypnotic fakir tricks upon me, Baroudi," she added, pushing up the cushions against the rock behind her.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
She had read in books of the mysteries of hypnotic suggestion, but she was far too practical to believe in that.The Doctor of Pimlico|William Le Queux
In the medical circles throughout the country a good deal of interest and even enthusiasm over this new hypnotic is noticeable.
It is the sodium salt of the more or less favorably known hypnotic, Veronal (diethyl-barbituric acid).
Pas-Avena is a widely advertised nerve sedative and hypnotic.