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hypnotize

[′hip·nə‚tīz]
(psychology)
To induce a state of hypnosis.
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Intrigued by Hal's shallowness, Robbins hypnotizes him into seeing the inner beauty of even the least physically appealing of women.
Once sister-in-law Lisa (Illeana Douglas) hypnotizes Tom at a party, he starts hearing and seeing things, too; violent, horrible, incomprehensible things that slowly drive him nuts.
Caligari hypnotizes a man named Cesare, who proceeds to murder those that get too close to Caligari and his evil plans.