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Word: hypnosis

Definition: induced sleeping state; ADJ. hypnotic; V. hypnotize


More Vocab Words

::: impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
::: hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
::: quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
::: dismember - cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb
::: apropos - with reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.
::: transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
::: carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
::: capacious - spacious
::: cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
::: inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid