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What are the antonyms for SOPORIFEROUS?

Synonyms for SOPORIFEROUS

Usage Examples for SOPORIFEROUS

  1. Amongst them all the father of the child remooved with his owne hands the stone of the Sepulchre, and found his Sonne rising up after his dead and soporiferous sleepe, whom when he beheld, he imbraced him in his armes, and presented him before the people, with great joy and consolation, and as he was wrapped and bound in his grave, so he brought him before the Judges, whereupon the wickednesse of the Servant, and, the treason of the stepdame was plainely discovered, and the verity of the matter revealed, whereby the woman was perpetually exiled, the Servant hanged on a Gallowes, and the Physitian had the Crownes, which was prepared to buy the poyson. - "The Golden Asse" by Lucius Apuleius
  2. His suggestion that the soporiferous medicines are likest to do it means that he thinks the delusions of witches subjective and produced by drugs. - "A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718" by Wallace Notestein
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