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  • verb Present participle of hypnotize.


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  • The Repugs have succeeded in hypnotizing the masses away from believing they have rights and deserve to keep them.

    Think Progress » Samuel Alito’s America

  • The third method is what I can only describe as hypnotizing the people.

    The Kingdom of God Is Within You

  • The search for pattern and meaning in the chaotic and random patterns of the fire is "hypnotizing".

    The Speculist: The Program

  • But several years later I had the satisfaction of "hypnotizing" him myself, as I told about in my first chapter.

    The Iron Puddler

  • If the majority of men choose to submit rather than to refuse, it is not the result of sober balancing of advantages and disadvantages, but because they are induced by a kind of hypnotizing process practiced upon them.

    The Kingdom of God Is Within You

  • As third basemen for the White Sox from 1977 to '79, Soderholm was well liked by fans for his power hitting as well as his often quirky behavior, such as hypnotizing himself before games.

    Chicago Reader

  • Essentially, what I discovered is that doctors are "hypnotizing" and "brainwashing" patients into believing in a disease mentality!

  • Staring at the mirror, you start to zone out—hypnotizing yourself almost.

    Can You Survive The Zombie Apocalypse?

  • But the risk of him hypnotizing enough of the weak-minded is simply too great.

    New group tries to convince Cheney to run in 2012

  • Such sustained claustrophobic darkness made "2666" a smothering reading experience, but a slimmer work such as "The Skating Rink" published in English in 2009, 20 years after appearing in Spanish, also set on the Costa Brava, can be eerily hypnotizing, with flashes of toe-curling horror.

    Threatening Weather on Menace Beach


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