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  • She has an eating disorder that is resulting in self-induced starvation.
  • I'm doing a little yoga for general health and to help prevent stress-induced weight gain.
  • The baby wasn't getting enough nutrients and oxygen, so we induced labor.
    induced = caused (in this case, childbirth to start)
  • The doctor intentionally induced a coma.
    induced = caused
  • When Liesel finally had a bath, after two weeks of living on Himmel Street, Rosa gave her an enormous, injury-inducing hug.   (source)
    inducing = causing
  • I had been put into an induced coma, my vital signs were deteriorating, my face and body were swollen, and my kidneys and lungs failing.   (source)
    induced = caused (intentionally)
  • "You've been in a medically induced coma for a little over two weeks," says the nurse.   (source)
    induced = caused
  • One man in Louie's squadron had chronic, stress-induced nosebleeds.   (source)
  • In the absence of key nutrients, a severe chemical imbalance develops in the brain, inducing convulsions and hallucinations.   (source)
    inducing = causing
  • Gladers fought, panic-induced adrenaline driving them on.   (source)
    induced = caused
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  • He asked about the humility that death induced.   (source)
  • The air filled with adrenaline-induced war cries from Redd's soldiers, agony-infused moans from the throats of King Nolan's men.   (source)
  • "I am suffering from a temporary blindness induced by trauma," said William Spiver.   (source)
  • Fear, he realizes, helps to keep him awake, so he decides to induce it.   (source)
    induce = cause
  • While I may have had some version of hormone-induced success with women, I had very little experience when it came to girls I cared about. Despite the fact that only a day had passed since we'd met, I already knew I was in new territory.   (source)
    induced = caused
  • Inducement of medication (Refer: Medical Unit Group) plus preknowledge interrogation failed to bring forth suspected knowledge of Subject A. Psychiatric reports (Refer: Psychiatric Profiles Plus Analyses) corroborate results of OZK series tapes.   (source)
    inducement = something that causes something else to happen; or the act of causing something
  • If I stay. If I live. It's up to me.
    All this business about medically induced comas is just doctor talk. It's not up to the doctors. It's not up to the absentee angels. It's not even up to God who, if He exists, is nowhere around right now. It's up to me.   (source)
    induced = caused
  • ...while my own speed-induced body odor reeked ever stronger,   (source)
  • It simply induces a seizure.   (source)
    induces = causes
  • Magic and beasts only exist in fairy tales—or maybe drug-induced hallucinations.   (source)
    induced = caused
  • His mention of sleep induces an involuntary yawn from me.   (source)
    induces = causes
  • Olfactory hallucination, induced by sensual telepathy.   (source)
    induced = caused
  • The humming sound and the unvarying white light induced a sort of faintness, an empty feeling inside his head.   (source)
  • And he had other delicious little self-induced pains. He thought how the rats had gnawed ragged holes in the red saddle, and how the mice had nibbled Gabilan's tail until it was stringy and thin. He usually ran the last little way to the barn.   (source)
  • Suppose it were as you suppose, supposing Dr. Jekyll to have been—well, murdered, what could induce the murderer to stay?   (source)
    induce = cause
  • The original papers, together with the scarlet letter itself—a most curious relic—are still in my possession, and shall be freely exhibited to whomsoever, induced by the great interest of the narrative, may desire a sight of them.   (source)
    induced = caused
  • My excessive fatigue induced me to remain prostrate; and sleep soon overtook me as I lay.   (source)
  • Tom's extreme impatience to be removed to Mansfield, and experience those comforts of home and family which had been little thought of in uninterrupted health, had probably induced his being conveyed thither too early, as a return of fever came on, and for a week he was in a more alarming state than ever.   (source)
  • "Now that's inducing humility," Koppel said, laughing.   (source)
    inducing = causing
  • Guys and girls continued to tramp up and down the stairs, flirting with booze-induced courage.   (source)
    induced = caused
  • His ascent of the peak's "savage and awful, though beautiful" ramparts shocked and frightened him, but it also induced a giddy sort of awe.   (source)
  • Temporary blindness induced by trauma.   (source)
  • The squeaking of her shoes on the wooden floorboards made her cringe, and when she hit a sore spot, inducing the wood to groan, she almost stopped.   (source)
    inducing = causing
  • The driver drove at reckless speeds, through towns and cities, the heavy rain obscuring most of the view Lights and buildings were warped and watery, like something out of a drug-induced hallucination.   (source)
    induced = caused
  • They said Colonel Junaid and Dr. Mumtaz had done a splendid job, and the operation had gone very well, but I should now be put into induced coma because if I regained consciousness there would be pressure on the brain.   (source)
    induced = caused (intentionally)
  • Why hadn't "TERRIBLE THINGS CAN HAPPEN TO YOU!" done an issue on temporary blindness induced by trauma?   (source)
    induced = caused
  • As if the taunting gave Thomas a sudden burst of courage, he walked over to the lit door, ignoring the creaking floorboards and laughter downstairs—ignoring the onslaught of words he didn't understand, suppressing the dreadful feelings they induced.   (source)
  • Crank Powerful Words Strong enough to latch on to me, bear the weight and lift me, induce buoyancy, float me in a brilliant, blue sky above the reach of personal demons.   (source)
    induce = cause
  • That was the ultimate subtlety: consciously to induce unconsciousness, and then, once again, to become unconscious of the act of hypnosis you had just performed.   (source)
  • The discontents produced by his bare, unsatisfying life are deliberately turned outwards and dissipated by such devices as the Two Minutes Hate, and the speculations which might possibly induce a skeptical or rebellious attitude are killed in advance by his early acquired inner discipline.   (source)
  • What was more important was that sexual privation induced hysteria, which was desirable because it could be transformed into war-fever and leader-worship.   (source)
    induced = caused
  • He was not any longer in the narrow white corridors in the Ministry of Love, he was in the enormous sunlit passage, a kilometre wide, down which he had seemed to walk in the delirium induced by drugs.   (source)
  • Maria's guilt had induced Julia's folly.   (source)
  • It was a sensation in the fatal birthmark, not painful, but which induced a restlessness throughout her system.   (source)
  • It still haunts me, and induces a sort of home-feeling with the past, which I scarcely claim in reference to the present phase of the town.   (source)
    induces = causes
  • She hoped to marry him, and they continued together till she was obliged to be convinced that such hope was vain, and till the disappointment and wretchedness arising from the conviction rendered her temper so bad, and her feelings for him so like hatred, as to make them for a while each other's punishment, and then induce a voluntary separation.   (source)
    induce = cause
  • His was the profession at that era in which intellectual ability displayed itself far more than in political life; for—leaving a higher motive out of the question it offered inducements powerful enough in the almost worshipping respect of the community, to win the most aspiring ambition into its service.   (source)
    inducements = incentives (things that make someone want to do something)
  • ...and could detail the considerations which had induced him to fix on the 22nd as the most eligible day.   (source)
    induced = caused
  • If by any officious exertions of his, she is induced to leave Henry's protection, there will be much less chance of his marrying her than if she remain with him.   (source)
  • There must be other rewards that will induce him to solve problems.   (source)
    induce = cause
  • Artificially-induced intelligence deteriorates at a rate of time directly proportional to the quantity of the increase.   (source)
    induced = caused
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  • I don't know what induced her to get a ride from someone who was so drunk.
  • When food is scarce, the Gamemakers will invite the players to a banquet, somewhere known to all like the Cornucopia, as an inducement to gather and fight.   (source)
    inducement = means of persuasion
  • No amount of sighing could induce Atticus to let us spend Christmas day at home.   (source)
    induce = persuade
  • At last Ralph induced him to hold the shell but by then the blow of laughter had taken away the child's voice.   (source)
    induced = persuaded
  • So in order for me to continue to make love to you, I would very much appreciate it if you would make alternative contraceptive arrangements so that we don't find ourselves in a pregnancy-induced marriage with an expiration date on it.   (source)
  • I do believe,
    Induced by potent circumstances
    That thou art mine enemy.   (source)
  • "O my master," replied the fisherman (and Shasta knew by the wheedling tone the greedy look that was probably coming into his face as he said it), "what price could induce your servant, poor though he is, to sell into slavery his only child and his own flesh?"   (source)
    induce = persuade (convince)
  • She even induced Winston to mortgage yet another of his evenings by enrolling himself for the part-time munition work which was done voluntarily by zealous Party members.   (source)
    induced = persuaded
  • Amongst other things he was a dope pedlar and he was responsible for inducing the daughter of friends of mine to take to drugs.   (source)
    inducing = persuading
  • On the second day the calls are fainter; that will be because his lips and mouth have become dry. Our Company Commander has promised next turn of leave with three days extra to anyone who finds him. That is a powerful inducement, but we would do all that is possible without that for his cry is terrible.   (source)
    inducement = reward (something that persuades someone to do something)
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  • You can lie on the sofa for I know that nothing would induce any of you doctors to go to bed whilst there is a patient above the horizon.   (source)
    induce = persuade
  • I induced the editor of a leading monthly review to commission an article from Sweet on the imperial importance of his subject.   (source)
    induced = convinced
  • Algernon.  Nothing will induce me to part with Bunbury, and if you ever get married, which seems to me extremely problematic, you will be very glad to know Bunbury.   (source)
    induce = persuade (convince)
  • He had quite made up his mind that nothing would induce him ever to see her again.   (source)
  • This they found no easy matter, for the birds, left so long alone, were shy, and nothing would induce them to come on shore and be caught.   (source)
    induce = persuade
  • "I submit," replied she calmly. "And, Aylmer, I shall quaff whatever draught you bring me; but it will be on the same principle that would induce me to take a dose of poison if offered by your hand."   (source)
    induce = persuade (convince)
  • I hoped to induce you to grant me a boat with which I could pursue my enemy.   (source)
    induce = persuade
  • It did not suit his sense of propriety, and he was silenced, till induced by further smiles and liveliness to put the matter by for the present.   (source)
    induced = persuaded
  • Atticus very quickly induced him to tell us:   (source)
  • Here he goes again, inducing me into submission by a simple switch in demeanor.   (source)
    inducing = persuading  (convincing)
  • Instead, Maycomb grew and sprawled out from its hub, Sinkfield's Tavern, because Sinkfield reduced his guests to myopic drunkenness one evening, induced them to bring forward their maps and charts, lop off a little here, add a bit there, and adjust the center of the county to meet his requirements.   (source)
    induced = persuaded
  • I've only had one guy come close to provoking a physical or emotional response from me once, and that turned out to be a self-induced delusion.   (source)
    induced = persuaded (convinced)
  • The more claims on life, therefore, that your patient can be induced to make, the more often he will feel injured and, as a result, ill-tempered.   (source)
    induced = persuaded
  • That leaves us with Blore and if you tell me that after shooting Lombard and inducing Vera Claythorne.   (source)
    inducing = persuading  (convincing)
  • The words induced me to turn towards myself.   (source)
    induced = persuaded
  • representation of his aunt's could induce him to find Mr. Rushworth a desirable companion.   (source)
    induce = persuade
  • And had I had an idea of it, nothing should have induced me to accept the necklace.   (source)
    induced = persuaded
  • He mentioned the beauties of his native country and asked us if those were not sufficient allurements to induce us to prolong our journey as far north as Perth, where he resided.   (source)
    induce = persuade
  • These are my enticements, and they are sufficient to conquer all fear of danger or death and to induce me to commence this laborious voyage with the joy a child feels when he embarks in a little boat, with his holiday mates, on an expedition of discovery up his native river.   (source)
  • Much was said on his side to induce her to attend the races, and schemes were made for a large party to them, with all the eagerness of inclination, but it would only do to be talked of.   (source)
  • You come to us now to share a misery which nothing can alleviate; yet you presence will, I hope, revive our father, who seems sinking under his misfortune; and your persuasions will induce poor Elizabeth to cease her vain and tormenting selfaccusations.   (source)
  • When he had really resolved on any measure, he could always carry it through; and now by dint of long talking on the subject, explaining and dwelling on the duty of Fanny's sometimes seeing her family, he did induce his wife to let her go; obtaining it rather from submission, however, than conviction, for Lady Bertram was convinced of very little more than that Sir Thomas thought Fanny ought to go, and therefore that she must.   (source)
  • Induced by these feelings, I was of course led to admire peaceable lawgivers, Numa, Solon, and Lycurgus, in preference to Romulus and Theseus.   (source)
    induced = persuaded
  • ...she hoped he would not be actuated by any such degrading curiosity. He acknowledged no such inducement, and his sister ought to have given him credit for better feelings than her own.   (source)
    inducement = temptation (something that persuades someone to do something)
  • Edmund had determined that it belonged entirely to Fanny to chuse whether her situation with regard to Crawford should be mentioned between them or not; and that if she did not lead the way, it should never be touched on by him; but after a day or two of mutual reserve, he was induced by his father to change his mind, and try what his influence might do for his friend.   (source)
    induced = persuaded
  • The Persian, Arabic, and Sanskrit languages engaged his attention, and I was easily induced to enter on the same studies.   (source)
  • My aunt conceived a great attachment for her, by which she was induced to give her an education superior to that which she had at first intended.   (source)
  • Here I paused, not exactly knowing what path to pursue, when I heard the sound of voices, that induced me to conceal myself under the shade of a cypress.   (source)
  • When actuated by selfish and vicious motives, I asked you to undertake my unfinished work, and I renew this request now, when I am only induced by reason and virtue.   (source)
  • I expressed a wish to visit England, but concealing the true reasons of this request, I clothed my desires under a guise which excited no suspicion, while I urged my desire with an earnestness that easily induced my father to comply.   (source)
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  • Induced hilarity: she can't avoid it.†   (source)
  • The bit that Newton lacked was the effect on planetary orbit from the gravitationally induced curvature of space-time described by general relativity.†   (source)
  • Even moderate dehydration and malnutrition can induce miscarriage.†   (source)
  • Or rather, he stood at a slight tilt induced by the wine, a sort of 12:02.†   (source)
  • A short distance to my left I saw a vertigo-inducing sea of shacks, rolling out as far as the eye could see.†   (source)
  • Two months ago, an Opus Dei group at a midwestern university had been caught drugging new recruits with mescaline in an effort to induce a euphoric state that neophytes would perceive as a religious experience.†   (source)
  • I drove down to speak with his doctor, who told me that Walter had advancing dementia, likely trauma-induced, and that he would need constant care.†   (source)
  • Meanwhile, Draco Malfoy had found a different way to induce panic.†   (source)
  • In addition to containing the transmitter, the serum stimulates the amygdala, which is the part of the brain involved in processing negative emotions—like fear—and then induces a hallucination.†   (source)
  • And then there was the willful positive thinking, the self-induced illusion that everything would turn out fine, when we had all kinds of evidence that it wouldn't.†   (source)
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  • How long did she have before another wave of the poison-induced visions took over?†   (source)
  • On Christmas Day, President Johnson suspended Operation Rolling Thunder—no more bombing of North Vietnam, "to induce negotiations for peace."†   (source)
  • If he did anything like that, I might have some doubt; I might rethink the whole this-is-an-alien-headfake thing and conclude I am suffering from paranoia and battle-induced hysteria.†   (source)
  • There have been cases of stress-induced cardiomyopathy, which also is known as broken heart syndrome.†   (source)
  • It would have been so easy to give in to the drug-induced, mind-numbing relief from the problems and despair all around me.†   (source)
  • He affected Alaska's voice then, making it more shrill and headache-inducing than it actually was.†   (source)
  • The view induces the opposite of vertigo, a lurching feeling inspired not by gravity's pull to earth, but by the infinite reaches of heaven.†   (source)
  • The holotech off the side of the Cliff had been completely shut down, and the once-vertigo-inducing view had been transformed into simple black stucco.†   (source)
  • He continues: "Nowadays when one wishes to acquire a company that doesn't wish to be acquired, one's counsel bring all kinds of nuisance suits to induce it to change its mind.†   (source)
  • She only barely remembered the drug-induced fog, her mushy thoughts.†   (source)
  • A Washington Post editorial said, "We cannot afford any artificially induced mouse-men."†   (source)
  • There was a bath where you could sit in hot water as long as you liked and say, I do believe, Induced by potent circumstances That thou art mine enemy, And saying that helps me fall asleep.†   (source)
  • Not enough to induce a three-day blackout.†   (source)
  • Helen, our Base Camp manager, had a grinding altitude-induced headache that wouldn't go away.†   (source)
  • ALBUS: I know, I think it's a bonding thing or something similarly vomit-inducing.†   (source)
  • Because of her narcotic-induced slumber, she moved with the natural order of time, unhindered by the time-field.†   (source)
  • It is understood…… A series of vertigo-inducing images suddenly flashed through his mind.†   (source)
  • It cooks up into the sort of tasteless mass one might induce an American child to try once, after a long round of pulled-up noses and double-dog dares.†   (source)
  • I could feel the rage-induced tears starting to fill my eyes.†   (source)
  • The symptoms induced by his sack-happy linebacker included, but were not restricted to: "intimidation, lack of confidence, quick throws, nervous feet, concentration lapses, wanting to know where Lawrence is all the time."†   (source)
  • That's our job, to induce pain; not permanent injury, of course, but we need to make you hurt.†   (source)
  • To induce cream to whip, add a grain of salt.†   (source)
  • One might suppose that the heat of an Egyptian summer would induce some lassitude in these already overheated northerners, but there's little evidence of that.†   (source)
  • All that security-inducing light makes the Visa and MasterCard stickers on the driver's-side window glow for a moment.†   (source)
  • The environmental movement has EPILOGUE ta 262 forced companies to curtail their pollution, and a similar campaign must induce the fast food chains to assume responsibility for their business practices and minimize their harmful effects. what to do†   (source)
  • The poor woman had apparently fallen into some sort of deathlike trance, much like the sort those Indian fakirs could voluntarily induce in themselves before allowing themselves to be buried alive or to have needles passed through their flesh.†   (source)
  • As I watched his escape, it was like looking back into a distant time, back to my own youth, when I ran and ran, when I jumped over peeling fences, fleeing vatos locos, the police or my own shadow in some drug-induced hysteria.†   (source)
  • There was half an hour of self-induced gagging and vomiting.†   (source)
  • Three or four times, swimming up through thick layers of drug-induced sleep, she had actually sought Estha out and slapped him until someone calmed her down and led her away.†   (source)
  • It could be tedious, sleep-inducing work.†   (source)
  • No air raids or shelling could induce her to go down to the shelter instead of doing her daily two hours of piano practice before lunch.†   (source)
  • The window glass was perfectly translucent, providing such a complete illusion that there was nothing between the viewer and the view that it had been known to induce vertigo even in those unafraid of heights.†   (source)
  • But the rage always returned, and she realized very soon that the desire to forget him was the strongest inducement for remembering him.†   (source)
  • BINDU SUSPENSION: a special form of catalepsis, self-induced.†   (source)
  • After all, it's exactly this stuckness that Zen Buddhists go to so much trouble to induce; through koans, deep breathing, sitting still and the like.†   (source)
  • His thunder-induced panic attacks were only getting worse, despite the tranquilizers.†   (source)
  • A late winter wind blew the tops around, inducing in her a momentary vertigo.†   (source)
  • But is it really innate, Sophie—or is it socially induced?†   (source)
  • I needed no greater inducement.†   (source)
  • Get an iv in, I want to induce her now.†   (source)
  • Behind his lip were six false front teeth not even Jean Louise could induce him to take out and show her.†   (source)
  • It had no known medicinal properties, and it could not induce hallucinatory experiences.†   (source)
  • Count Rugen did the actual pain inducing; the Prince simply sat by, asking questions out loud, inwardly admiring the Count's skill.†   (source)
  • "I know you don't want to hear this," said Vee, looking like she was fighting a drug-induced yawn.†   (source)
  • Each angle of it induced a different impression.†   (source)
  • It's completely reasonable to induce.†   (source)
  • Even with the benefit of full water troughs and a cross-breeze, the animals are in a heat-induced stupor.†   (source)
  • His heat-induced dreams had been vivid and colorful, and it was hard to remember where he was.†   (source)
  • Ziz is exactly vot ve need for our patients-zee induced fit!†   (source)
  • With a few inducements that broke through the language barrier—repeating the word "free," for example—and by playing on the hopes of the newcomers, marketers could get them to sign up for just about anything.†   (source)
  • Besides, if it proved otherwise, they would have all the more inducement to improve it.†   (source)
  • We had to give you a high enough dosage of penicillin to induce seizurelike symptoms.†   (source)
  • No one else ever laughed-they were more groan inducing than anything else— but my mother always thought they were hysterical.†   (source)
  • One or two lynchings went a long way toward inducing docility among even a large group of people, for people respond strongly to strong incentives.†   (source)
  • No one was going to start a war over me, and I could be tremendously useful if I could be induced to work for her.†   (source)
  • But it wasn't like Medea's trance-inducing voice, or even Piper's charmspeak.†   (source)
  • His love of being horseback was so strong that he could seldom be induced to dismount, except to sleep or eat.†   (source)
  • In addition, girls with good attendance often get a take-home ration as an inducement to parents to keep educating them.†   (source)
  • It was also part of Army lore that Puller Sr. could kill you with a look that would induce such a deep sense of shame at your having failed him that you would just curl up and die.†   (source)
  • He confided in a friend that at times he'd wake up from a drug-induced stupor and have to ask another addict where he was.†   (source)
  • If you ask him why, he'll credit altitude-induced dementia.†   (source)
  • Some Marines dropped into a deep, terror-induced sleep amid the carnage and had to be kicked awake by their officers.†   (source)
  • It was a taste of obedience without an order, and I didn't like it any better than the Lucinda-induced kind.†   (source)
  • She had a Moorish, languid, and abundant air about her, which induced repose and trust.†   (source)
  • He did not care about them at all as he walked about backward with his hand on his gun and awaited the latest blandishments, threats and inducements from Group each time Captains Piltchard and Wren drove back from another urgent conference with Colonel Cathcart and Colonel Korn.†   (source)
  • … Floating in the soft drug-induced haze, she thought of the other women who had disappeared in Orange and Durham counties.†   (source)
  • His exile is, in large measure, self-induced and enforced.†   (source)
  • The music blared into the night until the door swung shut, muffling the trance-inducing beats.†   (source)
  • I was so focused on not thinking about my PMS-induced jealousy that I didn't even see Toby until I skidded to a stop about six inches from him.†   (source)
  • The feeling induced by kitsch must be a kind the multitudes can share.†   (source)
  • Whiskey-induced visions aside, residents had to rub their eyes at the sight of a Little League baseball team jogging and doing calisthenics in its underwear.†   (source)
  • "Unless," she smiled, "I can induce you to stop by this evening.†   (source)
  • By profession he was a cardiovascular physiologist, with special interest in stresses induced at high-G accelerations.†   (source)
  • Could I have foreseen what I have and am like to experience, no consideration upon earth should have induced me to accept this command.†   (source)
  • Most likely induced with antique combat style handgun left at scene.†   (source)
  • Mile after mile passed and Mo fought off the effects of the drug-induced exhaustion.†   (source)
  • And once again, the poppy-induced serenity did not last long.†   (source)
  • The idea was to pick up stragglers but the cows needed little more inducement.†   (source)
  • Inducing claustrophobic panic by cutting off his air supply is also a simple but effective disciplinary technique.†   (source)
  • He really enjoyed that story—I suppose it was a bit of payback for my telling the trainer-induced sunburn story so many times.†   (source)
  • Max and Umbra joined the last, trotting behind the gasping pikemen even as the enchanted terrain began to shift beneath their feet, forming deep ditches and wheeze-inducing hills.†   (source)
  • They knew that it was essentially a liquid which could be induced to flow slowly toward cooing and light.†   (source)
  • He uses a scalpel to slice open the president's throat and perform a tracheotomy, while someone else attaches a tube to a respirator to induce regular breathing.†   (source)
  • "It's not just for the press, it's for the television audiences," Chick Morrison explained to her, in the tone of an inducement.†   (source)
  • Shade didn't induce simple emotions like friendship.†   (source)
  • Young women are always alert to novelty in fashion, but certain young women are willing to embrace it sooner, and some have the natural authority to induce others to follow.†   (source)
  • There was nothing hallucinatory or disturbing in the house, nothing to induce the white desperate blaze that had haunted the houses of my youth.†   (source)
  • I myself received numerous solicitations from the mall management, special inducements and incentives to relocate my store as a "founding tenant," but even as some of my fellow merchants left the old village, I took heed of the comments I'd casually hear around town from the country and tennis club set, the matrons and well-heeled young mothers, that they never went over to Ebbington and would certainly not start now.†   (source)
  • AT SIX in the morning, trying to suppress visions induced by fatigue, and moving slowly to preserve his strength, Alessandro walked past the warm basement kitchens where a thousand things were simmering and baking, cooks were squeezing pastry tubes as if they were wrestling anacondas, and exhausted prisoners were up to their elbows in huge cauldrons scrubbing off caked food in lakes of lukewarm water saturated with soap and muck.†   (source)
  • Embryo once again narrows his eyes to a squint and stares at me hard, trying to induce a sweat.†   (source)
  • Amelia Bloomer's trousers, meanwhile, finally found eager supporters in young female enthusiasts of the newly invented bicycle, and no amount of chastising from their parents, priests, or the press could induce girls to give up their "bloomers," or their bicycles.†   (source)
  • What could induce the Senate to concur in a preference in which it would not share?†   (source)
  • He worked to figure the most failsafe way in which he could turn this new-found power of inducing cooperation into profit and comfort.†   (source)
  • Jason Mallister and Tytos Blackwood will fight on for honor's sake, but the Freys can keep the Mallisters penned up at Seagard, and with the right inducement Jonos Bracken can be persuaded to change his allegiance and attack the Blackwoods.†   (source)
  • If Longstreet can be induced to attack on the right, we can give you this hill tomorrow by sundown.†   (source)
  • Randall was a twenty-five-year-old uneducated redneck who'd killed his girlfriend's thirteen-month-old son in a drug-induced haze.†   (source)
  • At around nineteen years old, I went on a six-month drug-induced rampage that nearly cost me my life.†   (source)
  • But didn't mind shaking from induced chills and burning with fever; free fall was such a relief and was so happy to be going home.†   (source)
  • Gabriel had induced the fever many times before.†   (source)
  • And it wasn't like you could induce.†   (source)
  • I therefore decided I should retire underneath the upturned canoe, so that the presence of a human being would not be readily apparent, with its consequent tendency to induce atypical behavior in the beasts.†   (source)
  • And these more or less costive attitudes were fortified by a refusal to grant the poet any more license than any other citizen; and they were further induced by having to conduct oneself as a poet in a situation of ongoing political violence and public expectation.†   (source)
  • The boat, the night, the sense of isolation and uncertainty …. all these induce a loosening of the concentration.†   (source)
  • "I worked," Hilarius told her, "on experimentally-induced insanity.†   (source)
  • Another thing: I sweltered with lust, helpless in the throes of an alcohol-induced concupiscence known, at least in that day, by the name of "the hangover hots."†   (source)
  • I think he might have taken the helmet to Leila in that condition and attempted to induce her to put it on.†   (source)
  • And die he did: of self-induced apathy.†   (source)
  • And all in a hurry, for fear her mind would change, she said the words (nothing will induce me to tell you what they were).†   (source)
  • My own feeling—my secret comfort during this time—was that the officials had misread the situation and that their frenzy was self-induced.†   (source)
  • Or, our business is to contend against the very megalomania we tend to induce, if you follow my reasoning.†   (source)
  • You can see from the report I have already given you how it was that Leamas came to our notice: we ourselves sought him out, induced him to defect and finally brought him to Democratic Germany.†   (source)
  • Only the state of stupor and insensibility which is gradually induced by all big funerals could have created the impression that he intended to speak over his mother's grave.†   (source)
  • Had he not told the Senate in the Oregon Debate: I shall oppose all slavery extension and all increase of slave representation in all places, at all times, under all circumstances, even against all inducements, against all supposed limitation of great interests, against all combinations, against all compromises.†   (source)
  • The transmitter and the liquid that induces the simulation.†   (source)
  • Here," he pointed out the tiny wings, "a billywig propeller, to induce an elevated frame of mind.†   (source)
  • Once they drugged women, induced labor, cut them open, sewed them up.†   (source)
  • It's another of her scenarios for inducing passion, in herself above all.†   (source)
  • My father added as an inducement the fact that I was only fifteen years old.†   (source)
  • Babette thought he did it to induce feelings of suspense and anxiety in others.†   (source)
  • But he thought he knew; surely only one 'she' could induce such fear in Dobby?†   (source)
  • This led the Sophists to raise the question of what was natural and what was socially induced.†   (source)
  • She knew it was probably in her head, self-induced panic, but she couldn't be sure.†   (source)
  • Sire, twenty per cent would hardly seem proper inducement to stay.†   (source)
  • If it was like the other simulation-inducing injections, it was just meant for one use.†   (source)
  • Whatever they gassed us with, it had to be simulation-inducing or I wouldn't be the only one awake.†   (source)
  • This slave should have been partly crippled by drug-induced terror.†   (source)
  • Meanwhile, Draco Malfoy had found a different way to induce panic.†   (source)
  • He fell to the floor with a wince-inducing crash.†   (source)
  • It was a horrible, panic-inducing experience.†   (source)
  • Decision-making political bodies had been induced to make certain decisions.†   (source)
  • Inducing paralysis might stop me from jumping, but it won't keep me from falling.†   (source)
  • If a new body meant freeing myself of the Seeker… well, that was quite an inducement.†   (source)
  • At least street stands weren't as claustrophobia inducing as enclosed stores.†   (source)
  • He pretended not to notice her blatant advances, but that only induced her to redouble her efforts.†   (source)
  • I didn't need the whole guilt-inducing story.†   (source)
  • We could scream at the top of our lungs and not disturb her; she was in a medically induced haze.†   (source)
  • Instead, he was transported from place to place in crowded subways or whiplash-inducing taxicabs.†   (source)
  • Feeling a finger of panic probing beneath his altitude-induced stupor, Mortenson sat to take stock.†   (source)
  • Inertial control was induced by spinning plates of Brain lock.†   (source)
  • And here, before them, stood a man inducing seizures every so often with remarkable aplomb.†   (source)
  • But now, an ER doctor had deemed it medically necessary to induce Kelly, at thirty-six weeks.†   (source)
  • The drive, a nausea-inducing high-speed derby, lasted between twenty-five and thirty minutes.†   (source)
  • Drink can and does induce personality changes.†   (source)
  • Inducing chemicals on unknowing people is a violation of ….†   (source)
  • A human body is the highest inducement any demon might be offered.†   (source)
  • They were renowned not only for their brutal killings, but also for celebrating their slayings by plunging themselves into drug-induced stupors.†   (source)
  • Oftentimes, a mere glimpse of a laser-sighted weapon in a darkened room was enough to induce instant surrender.†   (source)
  • Falling in love, although it resulted in altered body chemistry and was therefore real, was a hormonally induced delusional state, according to him.†   (source)
  • Cheered by this thought, Harry skimmed through his copy of Advanced Potion-Making and found a heavily corrected Half-Blood Prince's version of "An Elixir to Induce Euphoria," which seemed not only to meet Slughorn's instructions, but which might (Harry's heart leapt as the thought struck him) put Slughorn into such a good mood that he would be prepared to hand over that memory if Harry could persuade him to taste some…… "Well, now, this looks absolutely wonderful," said Slughorn an…†   (source)
  • Her coma might be something elves self-induce to escape the pain of injury, but if so, why doesn't she end it?†   (source)
  • Now they have superconducting poons that stick to aluminum bodywork by inducing eddy currents in the actual flesh of the car, turning it into an unwilling electromagnet, but Y.T. does not have one of these.†   (source)
  • She came upon an ancient book in the house called Devils, Drugs, and Doctors and was frightened to mute hysteria by pictures of medieval labor chairs, delivery instruments, and the information that women were sometimes thrown repeatedly against walls to induce birth.†   (source)
  • The CIA thrives on technological advancement and has always experimented with the mystical sciences—ESP, remote viewing, sensory deprivation, pharmacologically induced highly mentalized states.†   (source)
  • Neither experience has prepared me for the wordless, eardrum-piercing, fear-inducing sirens that now permeate 13.†   (source)
  • There was, too, a negative inducement: childless or infertile or older women who were not married could take service in the Aunts and thereby escape redundancy, and consequent shipment to the infamous Colonies, which were composed of portable populations used mainly as expendable toxic-cleanup squads, though if lucky you could be assigned to less hazardous tasks, such as cotton picking and fruit harvesting.†   (source)
  • But an hour later my optimism was rudely extinguished when I noticed that the speck was still in the same place: it was actually nothing but a rock-just another altitude-induced hallucination.†   (source)
  • Florentino Ariza thought that terror alone could induce such indignities, but one of the three girls surprised him with the contradictory truth.†   (source)
  • So we lay in the tall grass between the soccer field and the woods, passing the bottle back and forth and tilting our heads up to sip the wince-inducing wine.†   (source)
  • After he'd had a few girls up to his room — none of Bernice's business, and they'd been quiet enough, apart from some pharmaceutically induced giggling and a lot of understandable moans — she'd manifested her views on consensual sex by making a bonfire of all Jimmy's jockey shorts.†   (source)
  • Religious fanaticism I find to be fully as prolific an exciting cause of insanity as intemperance — but I am inclined to believe that neither religion nor intemperance will induce insanity in a truly sound mind — I think there is always a predisposing cause which renders the individual liable to the malady, when exposed to any disturbing agency, whether mental or physical.†   (source)
  • Reader's Digest ran articles by Carrel advising women that a "husband should not be induced by an oversexed wife to perform a sexual act," since sex drained the mind.†   (source)
  • Of the many potential pitfalls—sickness, fatigue-induced tantrums. lost tickets, lost children, sibling fistfights—we escaped them all.†   (source)
  • They know them by touch, and often sit on them, smoking the dream-inducing fring weed and running their fingers over the patterns, over the luxurious colours, remembering what these colours looked like when they could see.†   (source)
  • Patricia says she doesn't know what induced means or potent circumstances and she doesn't care about Shakespeare, she has her poetry book and she reads to me from beyond the wall a poem about an owl and a pussycat that went to sea in a green boat with honey and money and it makes no sense and when I say that Patricia gets huffy and says that's the last poem she'll ever read to me.†   (source)
  • If I broke the chair, I'd have to pay to replace not just the chair…but, as an added inducement, the entire dining-room set.†   (source)
  • This was a simulated scene from the Normandy beaches, and it did induce a degree of panic, because no one knew what was happening or what we were supposed to be doing besides hitting the deck.†   (source)
  • "The effect," he wrote, "will be to induce people more and more to bring their food with them, and more and more to scatter papers and offal on the ground."†   (source)
  • From far away, the sight was awe-inducing: It was as though numerous giant clocks had been erected over the earth, or colossal, abstract symbols had fallen from the sky.†   (source)
  • A lot of my clients on death row have had serious mental illnesses, but it wasn't always obvious that their history of mental illness predated their time in prison, since symptoms of their disabilities could be episodic and were frequently stress-induced.†   (source)
  • He knew not everyone would understand his ironic version of a holy text; what he could not imagine was that he could be so far misunderstood as to induce a fatwa, a sentence of death, to he issued against him.†   (source)
  • This fourth consideration—the metaphorical possibilities a disease offers—generally overrides all others: a sufficientlycompelling metaphor can induce an author to bring an otherwise objectionable illness into a work.†   (source)
  • I had no key and nothing on earth would induce me to stand around until Dad's friends returned to pityingly let me back in.†   (source)
  • Mr. Gray found fear of death and then went to work on finding the chemicals that would induce the brain to make its own inhibitors.†   (source)
  • It involves the deliberate relaxation and realignment of the nerves, so that a neurohypnotic sleep is induced.†   (source)
  • Like I either imagined it, which is quite possible, or I'm overreacting, which will buy me a trip back to the drug-induced dreamland I'm trying so hard to escape.†   (source)
  • The eight-man expedition was pinned down in a ferocious blizzard high on K2, waiting to make an assault on the summit, when a team member named Art Gilkey developed thrombophlebitis, a lifethreatening altitude-induced blood clot.†   (source)
  • They are brass, robot-polished every Thursday morning, dignified pipes rising straight up from the perfect, chemically induced turf of the Burbclave lawns, flaring out to present potential firefighters with a menu of three possible hose connections.†   (source)
  • The photo was attached to the top corner of Elsie's autopsy report, which Lurz and I began reading, saying occasional phrases out loud: "diagnosis of idiocy" … "directly connected with syphilis" … "self-induced vomiting by thrusting fingers down her throat for six months prior to death."†   (source)
  • When Marley reached the diaper, he seemed to enter an altered state of consciousness, a sort of Pampers-induced trance.†   (source)
  • Among a list of measures effective for inducing vomiting, she included: "Injections of tobacco into the anus through a pipe stem."†   (source)
  • Instead, Maycomb grew and sprawled out from its hub, Sinkfield's Tavern, because Sinkfield made the surveyors drunk one evening, induced them to bring forward their maps and charts, lop off a little here, add a bit there, and adjust the center of the county to meet his requirements.†   (source)
  • Moreover, the idea of replacement, which had been so effective an inducement for his mendicancy of love, had been completely erased from his mind.†   (source)
  • A researcher at the world-renowned Institute has used hypnosis to induce hundreds of people to recall their previous-life experiences as pyramid-builders, exchange students and extraterrestrials.†   (source)
  • The sensation, as always, was pleasant and induced in him a warm languor, like the feeling he got after sitting too long in front of a hot stove.†   (source)
  • The simulations stimulate the amygdala, which is responsible for processing fear, induce a hallucination based on that fear, and then transmit the data to a computer to be processed and observed.†   (source)
  • She watched him without moving from the chair, seeing the crackling sense of drug-induced energy in his movements, seeing the fatigue beneath.†   (source)
  • He asked if I knew the story of Susannah, and I said no; and he said she was a young lady who had been falsely accused of sinning with a young man, by some old men, because she refused to commit the very same sin with them; and she would have been executed by being stoned to death; but luckily she had a clever lawyer, who was able to prove that the old men had been lying, by inducing them to give contradictory evidence.†   (source)
  • They climbed a flight of stairs and entered the Creature-Induced Injuries corridor, where the second door on the right bore the words: 'Dangerous' Dai Llewellyn Ward: Serious Bites.†   (source)
  • The first space experiences, poorly communicated and subject to extreme distortion, were a wild inducement to mystical speculation.†   (source)
  • As I walk down the hallway, stepping over unconscious people dressed in black and white, I think of a verse of the song Candor children used to sing when they thought no one could hear them: Dauntless is the cruelest of the five They tear each other to pieces…… It has never seemed truer to me than now, watching Dauntless traitors induce a sleeping simulation that is not so different from the one that forced them to kill members of Abnegation not a month ago.†   (source)
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