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Random phrases of the day

  1. Plot Thickens – TheMeaning: A situation that has gotten way more serious or interesting due to recent complexities or developments.
  2. Playing PossumMeaning: Pretending to be dead, or to be deceitful about something.
  3. Close But No CigarMeaning: Coming close to a successful outcome only to fall short at the end.
  4. Down To EarthMeaning: Practical or humble; unpretentious.
  5. Flea MarketMeaning: A type of bazaar where inexpensive goods are sold or bartered.
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Hypnagogic

WORD OF THE DAY
Hypnagogic
hip-nə-GAH-jik
Part of speech: adjective
Origin: French, late 19th century
1

Relating to the state immediately before falling asleep.

2

Encouraging sleep.

Examples of Hypnagogic in a sentence

“He listened to instrumental music to relax into a hypnagogic state.”

“My mom always told me warm milk was hypnagogic, but I’ve never felt sleepy after drinking it.”