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hypnotize

[′hip·nə‚tīz]
(psychology)
To induce a state of hypnosis.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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