To better see all uses of the word
soporific
in
Jane Eyre
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
soporific
Used In
Jane Eyre
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • Even when we finally retired for the night, the inevitable Miss Gryce was still my companion: we had only a short end of candle in our candlestick, and I dreaded lest she should talk till it was all burnt out; fortunately, however, the heavy supper she had eaten produced a soporific effect: she was already snoring before I had finished undressing.

  • There are no more uses of "soporific" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • Her lecture put the whole class in a soporific daze.
  • I was determined to eat only such things as could not possibly have anything soporific introduced into them.
    Dumas, Alexandre  --  The Three Musketeers

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading