soporific


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inducing mental lethargy

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In soporific batting conditions Yorkshire declared soon after tea on 113 for two, Joe Root unbeaten on nine and Andrew Gale six not out.
Gentle, funny and thoroughly charming, it was a perfect Sunday soporific.
The handicapper has taken pity, such was the soporific nature of his Donny reverse, and has removed from his back another 6lb.
His soporific state of mind therefore saw him sent off a huge outsider for the King George Stakes last month.
CLAIMS that the weekend's racing was soporific will have cut little ice at Richard Hannon's yard yesterday.
On the night of the murder, Kayssi, a mechanical engineer in his 50s, gave each of his children glasses of juice in which he had melted Stilnox and Lexotanil pills, soporific drugs fatal at high dosage and known to be extremely dangerous for children.
Some suspect political enemies, members of Carinthia's Slovenian minority, freemasons, or even the Mossad of either manipulating Haider's car on that evening or trickling soporific liquid or other drugs into his drinks.
The narration is thoughtfully delivered, not lively, and the narrator nimbly changes between dialogues, including accents such as a Scottish burr, and narration, which has a precise, lilting delivery that can be a tad soporific.
The constant ringing of Swiss cow bells appeared to have a soporific effect on Ferrer, who never got going as Federer swept through the first set in 26 minutes.
The procedures being demonstrated are presented at a soporific pace not enhanced by the background classical music.
Though relatively unknown, its music, after a rather soporific first act, is sometimes masterly.
Begala, who has been a liberal CNN political commentator and political consultant, countered: "A man generally given to soporific prose, Broder has been downright venomous lately.
Rose oil also demonstrated a soporific effect although not as pronounced as valerian.
If he has little patience for delusional universalists, he has even less for left-wing critics of mass art such as Theodor Adorno and Walter Benjamin, who viewed popular culture as a means of social control, a variation on Aldous Huxley's soporific drug soma in Brave New World.
These, however, were the few stand-out moments in an often soporific encounter, but Egypt will not care a jot as they added another title to their haul, which has seen them win in 1957, 1959, 1986 and 1998.