narcotising


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Adj.1.narcotising - inducing stupor or narcosis; "narcotic drugs"
depressant - capable of depressing physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent
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Selective reading of history aims at fake information to torment its opponent, deluding its perpetrators that posterity would digest it, though it can cause narcotising effects on the less discerning millions.
This sense of reality as a series of constantly shifting states is best articulated in the neon-light fixtures attached to the soldiers' bedsides, which wash their room in a slowly changing spectrum of colours: these are the film's most beautiful images, but their narcotising effect has worrying implications.
does not have the narcotising effect of its progenitor; instead of familiarity, it gives strangeness, a strangeness which more often than not is the result of jumbling the wellknown patterns of classical detective stories.