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Tranquillise   Listen

Make calm or still.  Synonyms: calm, calm down, lull, quiet, quieten, still, tranquilize, tranquillize.
Cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to.  Synonyms: calm, sedate, tranquilize, tranquillize.

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"Tranquillise" Quotes from Famous Books

... internal sense tells him that there are other enjoyments of a purely spiritual nature, which alone can satisfy the highest aspirations of his soul. The exercise of his moral duties—which, through his freedom of action, lies always within his power, and by which alone he can tranquillise his conscience and fully delight in self-contentment—is that which offers to his soul true and permanent enjoyment; that alone is ...
— A Guide for the Religious Instruction of Jewish Youth • Isaac Samuele Reggio

... candidates are roused from their slumbers at an early hour by the music of their own bands perambulating the town, and each playing the 'conquering hero' to sustain the courage of their jaded employers, by depriving them of that rest which can alone tranquillise the nervous system. There is something in that matin burst of music, followed by a shrill cheer from the boys of the borough, the only inhabitants yet up, that is ...
— Coningsby • Benjamin Disraeli

Words linked to "Tranquillise" :   gruntle, mollify, agitate, gentle, tranquillize, hypnotize, quieten, comfort, stimulate, soothe, reassure, appease, assuage, console, compose, affect, placate, hypnotise, lenify, solace, assure, conciliate, mesmerize, mesmerise, pacify

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