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Word: soporific

Definition: sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy


Sentences Containing 'soporific'

But there are other causes, which have been found more irregular and uncertain; nor has rhubarb always proved a purge, or opium a soporific to every one, who has taken these medicines.

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