Soporiferously
Soporiferous Sop`o*rif"er*ous, a. [L. soparifer; sopor a heavy sleep + ferere to bring.] Causing sleep; somniferous; soporific. ``Soporiferous medicine.'' --Swift. [1913 Webster] -- {Sop`o*rif"er*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Sop`o*rif"er*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • soporiferously — See soporiferous. * * * …   Universalium

  • soporiferously — sopo·rif·er·ous·ly …   English syllables

  • soporiferously — adverb see soporiferous * * * soporifˈerously adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑sopor …   Useful english dictionary

  • soporiferous — soporiferously, adv. soporiferousness, n. /sop euh rif euhr euhs, soh peuh /, adj. bringing sleep; soporific. [1580 90; < L soporifer (sopor , comb. form of sopor SOPOR + i I + fer FER) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • soporiferousness — See soporiferously. * * * …   Universalium

  • soporiferous — /sɒpəˈrɪfərəs/ (say sopuh rifuhruhs) adjective bringing sleep; soporific. {Latin sopōrifer sleep bringing + ous} –soporiferously, adverb –soporiferousness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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