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Definition of "trances" [trances]

  • Plural form of trance. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "trances" in a sentence
  • "In sum, he has so far been an oddly passive figure, “wafted by a favoring gale/As one sometimes is in trances”, an actor who has mastered the lines given to him instead of the auteur of his own Presidency."
  • "It's sometimes called Charismatic Christianity, and often involves a belief in trances, visions, and dreams."
  • "My Uncle Bill related the story of "the Wry-mouth Family," with such twists and contortions and killing extremes of the ludicrous as perfectly overcame even the minister; and he was to be seen, at one period of the evening, with a face purple with laughter, and the tears actually rolling down over his well-formed cheeks, while some of the more excitable young people almost fell in trances, and rolled on the floor in the extreme of their merriment."
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