mesmeric

adjective mes·mer·ic \ mez-ˈmer-ik also mes- \

Definition of mesmeric

1 : of, relating to, or induced by mesmerism

mesmerically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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1829

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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