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 for Hypnotic
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hypnotic \Hyp*not"ic\, a. [Gr. ? inclined to sleep, putting to
     sleep, fr. ? to lull to sleep, fr. ? sleep; akin to L.
     somnus, and E. somnolent: cf. F. hypnotique.]
     1. Having the quality of producing sleep; tending to produce
        sleep; soporific.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Of or pertaining to hypnotism; in a state of hypnotism;
        liable to hypnotism; as, a hypnotic condition.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hypnotic \Hyp*not"ic\, n.
     1. Any agent that produces, or tends to produce, sleep; an
        opiate; a soporific; a narcotic.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. A person who exhibits the phenomena of, or is subject to,
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: of or relating to hypnosis
      2: attracting and holding interest as if by a spell; "read the
         bedtime story in a hypnotic voice"; "she had a warm mesmeric
         charm"; "the sheer force of his presence was mesmerizing"; "a
         spellbinding description of life in ancient Rome" [syn:
         hypnotic, mesmeric, mesmerizing, spellbinding]
      n 1: a drug that induces sleep [syn: soporific, hypnotic]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  169 Moby Thesaurus words for "hypnotic":
     Amytal, Amytal pill, Demerol, Dolophine, H, Luminal, Luminal pill,
     M, Mickey Finn, Nembutal, Nembutal pill, Seconal, Seconal pill,
     Tuinal, Tuinal pill, absorbing, alcohol, alluring,
     amobarbital sodium, analgesic, anesthetic, anodyne, appealing,
     appetizing, arresting, attractive, barb, barbiturate,
     barbiturate pill, beguiling, bewitching, black stuff, blandishing,
     blue, blue angel, blue devil, blue heaven, blue velvet, cajoling,
     calmant, calmative, captivating, catching, charismatic, charming,
     chloral hydrate, coaxing, codeine, codeine cough syrup,
     come-hither, consuming, coquettish, depressant, depressor, dolly,
     downer, enchanting, engaging, engrossing, enravishing, enthralling,
     enticing, entrancing, exciting, exotic, fascinating, fetching,
     flirtatious, glamorous, goofball, gripping, hard stuff, heroin,
     holding, hop, horse, hypnoid, interesting, intriguing, inviting,
     irresistible, junk, knockout drops, laudanum, liquor, lotus,
     lullaby, magnetic, mandrake, meperidine, mesmeric, mesmerizing,
     methadone, morphia, morphine, mouth-watering, narcohypnotic,
     narcotic, nightcap, obsessing, obsessive, odylic, opiate, opium,
     pacifier, pain killer, paregoric, pen yan, phenobarbital,
     phenobarbital sodium, piquant, poppy, prepossessing, provocative,
     provoquant, purple heart, quietener, quietening, rainbow,
     ravishing, red, scag, secobarbital sodium, sedative, seducing,
     seductive, shit, siren, sirenic, sleep-bringer, sleep-causing,
     sleep-compelling, sleep-inducer, sleep-inducing, sleep-inviting,
     sleep-producer, sleep-provoking, sleeper, sleeping draught,
     sleeping pill, sleepy, smack, sodium thiopental, somnifacient,
     somniferous, somnolent, soother, soothing, soothing syrup,
     soporific, spellbinding, spellful, taking, tantalizing, tar,
     teasing, tempting, tickling, titillating, titillative,
     tranquilizer, tranquilizing, turps, white stuff, winning, winsome,
     witching, yellow, yellow jacket

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