trance


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Synonyms for trance

Synonyms for trance

the condition of being so lost in solitary thought as to be unaware of one's surroundings

Synonyms for trance

a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation

a state of mind in which consciousness is fragile and voluntary action is poor or missing

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May I ask, ma'am, if you have ever seen her in a state of trance with your own eyes?
My sister and I both saw her in the trance, little more than a month since," Mrs.
It was then that Tippet appeared to come out of his trance, for with a cry of terror he turned and fled to the left.
Mr Squeers sat himself down on the opposite seat to the unfortunate Smike, and, planting his hands firmly on his knees, looked at him for some five minutes, when, seeming to recover from his trance, he uttered a loud laugh, and slapped his old pupil's face several times--taking the right and left sides alternately.
Next day he received from Alexey Alexandrovitch a final answer, refusing to grant Anna's divorce, and he understood that this decision was based on what the Frenchman had said in his real or pretended trance.
It was indeed but a passing trance, that only made me feel with renewed acuteness so soon as, the unnatural stimulus ceasing to operate, I had returned to my old habits.
Many officers of ships can no doubt recall a case in their experience when just such a trance of confounded stoicism would come all at once over a whole ship's company.
And all my days are trances, And all my nightly dreams Are where thy dark eye glances, And where thy footstep gleams -- In what ethereal dances, By what eternal streams.
The full lineup was revealed today with all 20 of the event's impressive trance artists listed below:
Unlike Solomon, she later came to accept the prominence of the trance dance in San thought and art.
Highly regarded as one of the biggest producers on the UK trance music scene, Dan's string of releases have been regular fixtures in the sets of Armin Van Buuren, Paul Van Dyk, Above and Beyond and more.
As Mr Haider came out of his trance, he realised his cash was gone and shouted: "Oi, excuse me", but the assailant had fled from the store.
In fact promoters Brett from Wavertree and Paul, from Walton, are making it their mission to bring trance back to the fore of the Liverpool scene.
Ahead of their gig, Soundbites caught up with the duo to talk music and discuss if trance is on its way out.
Filmed on location in London, Trance is a tricksy psychological thriller, penned by Joe Ahearne and John Hodge, which plays loose and fast with our preconceptions.