as in hypnosis
the art or act of inducing in a person a sleeplike state during which he or she readily follows suggestions some people have undergone hypnotism in order to induce them to give up their smoking habit

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“Hypnotism.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hypnotism. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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