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  • His white apron flaps languidly in the air, his head gradually droops upon his breast, he takes very long winks with both eyes at once; even he is unable to withstand the soporific influence of the place, and is gradually falling asleep.

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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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