However it is done, the point is to ease you into a trancelike
state in which you are extremely focused and, often, deeply relaxed.
The haunting symphonies almost lull you into a trancelike
state before the grinding guitars kick-in to remind us that it's My Dying Bride performing, not the BBC Philharmonic.
As a creative writer herself, Cheever has insight into the trancelike
state needed for fiction writing, saying, "Writers rarely know what alchemy of time, place, and mood will find their truest voice.
The villagers mill around Tularam in awe, every time he goes into a trancelike
stupor to the accompaniment of drums and chants, his body shivering vigorously and tongue sticking out like Kali, the goddess of annihilation.
Renowned for their fusion of searing riffs and trancelike
beats, Enter Shikari's inspirational lyrics and unique take on one of rock music's most popular genres has seen them build an admiring army of fans who revel in the band's visceral performance.
Fully costumed and stationed at the entrance of the convention center, he would occasionally join in a trancelike
dance together with a Taoist shaman.
Focused concentration is used to produce a trancelike
or hypnotic state in which the individual is vulnerable to suggestion, for example, to relax.
-- After being told of a traumatic family event, a Puerto Rican woman screams, cries, and trembles uncontrollably in a trancelike
state--which she later does not remember although her reaction seems to have relieved her distress.
Berg, who coined the term bio-regionalism, says many people drift through life in a trancelike
state, never thinking deeply about the origin of everyday things--the water they drink, the food they eat, and the homes they inhabit, as well as fuels and other gifts from nature that they prodigously squander.
They stop at random homes along the way to perform a kind of shamanic dance--a trancelike
jingling of the bells--and offer a wordless yodel known as a Zauri by way of a New Year's greeting.
Somewhat atypically for Biscardi's usual melodic style, one encounters a great deal of trancelike
single pitch repetition in the voice part, an expressive depiction of the "dream of the dead." While this repetition occurs to some extent also in the accompaniment, one finds much melodic and contrapuntal interest in the piano score as well.
power through which a corpse may be brought to a state of trancelike
animation and made to obey the commands of the person exercising the power," may be helpful in thinking about the thesis of this book.