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tranquilize


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tranquilize  \Tran"quil*ize\,  Tranquillize  \Tran"quil*lize\,  v. 
  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Tranquilized}or  {Tranquilliized};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Tranquilizing}or  {Tranquillizing}.]  [Cf.  F. 
  tranquilliser.] 
  To  render  tranquil;  to  allay  when  agitated;  to  compose;  to 
  make  calm  and  peaceful;  as  to  tranquilize  a  state  disturbed 
  by  factions  or  civil  commotions;  to  tranquilize  the  mind. 
 
  Syn:  To  quiet;  compose;  still  soothe;  appease;  calm;  pacify. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  tranquilize 
  v  1:  make  calm  or  still  "quiet  the  dragons  of  worry  and  fear" 
  [syn:  {calm},  {calm  down},  {quiet},  {tranquillize},  {quieten}, 
  {lull},  {still}]  [ant:  {agitate}] 
  2:  cause  to  be  calm  or  quiet;  "The  patient  must  be  sedated 
  before  the  operation"  [syn:  {sedate},  {calm},  {tranquillize}] 
  [ant:  {stimulate}] 




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