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soporific
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Jane Eyre
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  • 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.

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  • 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

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