to use mind control on (a person); to control or influence (a person) telepathically
Of course, I had no gun. Meade had used it to shoot me with. And I hadn’t thought it necessary to relieve any one of the guards I mind-controlled of his hardware in passing.
Star Rogue xi. 114
But I didn’t know about the helmet, except that you could not mind-control him if he wore it. I didn’t know they could!
Iron Cage xvii. 259
He knew he was being unfair, lashing out at the wrong people, but their attempt to separate him from Blythe shattered his control, and he had brutally mind[-]controlled them both.
Degradation Rites in G. R. R. Martin Wild Cards 174
Each has a servant…who has been mind-controlled for so long that s/he is virtually an extension of the User’s will.
On Books in Asimov’s Science Fiction Mar. 184/2
He hadn’t mind controlled a Mrem slave since he’d been young and he’d forgotten the pleasure it brought.
A Clan’s Foundation in By Tooth & Claw 100
Stark mind[-]controlled or blackmailed most villains into his service, quickly assembling a legion of killers.
No More Heroes in Starburst Magazine (#423) Apr. 18/3
I don’t care how many people they’re paying off or mind-controlling, even eldritch abominations can’t get a construction permit overnight in this city.
City We Became xiii. 357
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