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hypnotize

[′hip·nə‚tīz]
(psychology)
To induce a state of hypnosis.
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Musicians weren't the only artists hypnotizing those who came out for day one of Coachella.
This hypnotizing, whirlwind piece kept the dancers spinning in circles against the complex musical score by Steve Reich.
Even with the added time spent hypnotizing patients, an average time savings of 17 minutes was realized in patients who were coached to relax by breathing deeply and imagining themselves in a safe and comfortable place.