induce

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bacterial toxin that has been weakened until it is no longer toxic but is strong enough to induce the formation of antibodies and immunity to the specific disease caused by the toxin anatoxin , toxoid
payment to induce action or motivate effort bonus , incentive
bribery of a purchasing agent in order to induce the agent to enter into a transaction commercial bribery
medicinal powder made essentially of ipecac and opium; formerly used to relieve pain and induce perspiration Dover's powder
administration of a strong electric current that passes through the brain to induce convulsions and coma ECT , electroconvulsive therapy , electroshock , electroshock therapy
someone who tries to persuade or induce or lead on inducer , persuader
act of protecting against disease by introducing a vaccine into the body to induce immunity inoculating , vaccinating
administration of sufficient insulin to induce convulsions and coma insulin shock , insulin shock therapy , insulin shock treatment
commercial bribe paid by a seller to a purchasing agent in order to induce the agent to enter into the transaction kickback
sleep, to induce lull
administration of sufficient Metrazol to induce convulsions and coma metrazol shock , metrazol shock therapy , metrazol shock treatment
any agent (physical or environmental) that can induce a genetic mutation or can increase the rate of mutation mutagen
device consisting of an artificial egg left in a nest to induce hens to lay their eggs in it nest egg
bribe given to a disc jockey to induce him to promote a particular record payola
act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action persuasion , suasion
power to induce the taking of a course of action or the embracing of a point of view by means of argument or entreaty persuasiveness , strength
opposition, to induce polarize
factual statement made by one party in order to induce another party to enter into a contract representation
dull enough to induce sleep soporific , stultifying , stupefying
intravenous anesthetic drug that has a hypnotic effect; induces relaxation and weakens inhibitions; is believed to induce people to talk freely truth drug , truth serum
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