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noun [countable]     magnet pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    physics a piece of metal that can make iron or steel objects come to it so that they seem to stick to it
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  2. 2
    someone or something that attracts and interests many people very strongly

    The town has now become a real tourist magnet.

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    The mountains remain a magnet for all kinds of fugitives.



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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