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somniferous

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tending to cause sleep
  • a somniferous enumeration of details that I could have done without

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The first known use of somniferous was in 1602

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“Somniferous.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/somniferous. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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