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hypnotize

hyp·no·tize

hypnotize

 
pronunciation:
hIp n taIz
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: hypnotized, hypnotizes, hypnotizing
definition 1: to induce a hypnotic state in.
similar words:
mesmerize
definition 2: to fascinate, control, or influence as if by hypnotism.
similar words:
entrance, mesmerize
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to practice hypnosis.
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derivations: hypnotizable (adj.), hypnotizability (n.)