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hal·lu·ci·nate

 (hə-lo͞o′sə-nāt′)
v. hal·lu·ci·nat·ed, hal·lu·ci·nat·ing, hal·lu·ci·nates
v.intr.
To undergo hallucination.
v.tr.
To cause to have hallucinations.

[Latin hallūcinārī, hallūcināt-, to dream, be deceived, variant of ālūcinārī.]

hal·lu′ci·na′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hallucinating - experiencing delirium
ill, sick - affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering"
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