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  • n  a drug that induces sleep
  • s  sleep inducing
  • s  inducing mental lethargy

  • For the sixth graders the initial lectures during the event was soporific but the outing to the zoo was mind blowing.
  • The head of the state's soporific address to the delegates was an anticlimax after the rallying speech of the Minister.
  • How can there be passion in a science congress gathering, there can only be reading of soporific reading of abstruse papers.
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  • A mother's moving search for answers
    THEATER REVIEW: 'Fallow' at Steep Theatre Company ??½ THEATER REVIEW: 'Fallow' at Steep Theatre Company ??½ ... As titles for plays go, "Fallow" isn't the best choice, given its dangerously soporific implications.        
    July 20, 2013 - Chicago Tribune

  • Ian Dickson in Rolling Stone
    Worst Great American Band: Bluegrass BBQ-ers Cliff Wagner And The Old #7 complained that Billy Joel isn't really suited to their style of music, and did a twangy cover of "You May Be Right" that Dicko called "soporific, sleepy, kind of dreary."

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