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hypnotize

[′hip·nə‚tīz]
(psychology)
To induce a state of hypnosis.
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The 22-year-old took action after he reached 18st 8lb and overheard people in the gym talking about being hypnotised to lose weight.
the defendant, who pretended to be a taxi driver and one other now at large, hypnotised the complainant who was in the vehicle and stole N25,000 from her purse.
Paliwal said that what triggered further suspicion is the statement of one girl's father from Dholpur who said that someone hypnotised his daughter three years back and she left her home.
14) Are there some people who can't be hypnotised? Everybody can be hypnotised, however, there are some who struggle to concentrate enough.
The task is now above all to find out why and how such curious changes in perception are possible in people who are hypnotised," says Miltner.
But I picked up the knack from a lecturer who hypnotised a student after class.
THIS poor moggy was left looking permanently hypnotised after bumping its head as a kitten.
For the last 15 years, their fans have been hypnotised by melancholic tales of unrequited love set against a backdrop of boulevards, boudoirs and sweeping landscapes.
Lawyer Mr Ellis Rubin told reporters that Campbell was intoxicated by the Internet to the point of being hypnotised when he made the threat last month.
Keith added: "When I brought him to the Forum Waterford Bingo Hall we went downstairs for dinner and Woody hypnotised a waitress and he stuck her hand to a table which was gas.
Hosted by Phillip Schoeld, Back in the Room sees a team of ve strangers take on apparently simple challenges to win money - with the important catch that each of the contestants have been hypnotised.