Tranquil

Tran"quil

(?), a. [L. tranquillus; probably fr. trans across, over + a word akin to quietus quiet: cf. F. tranquille. See Quiet.] Quiet; calm; undisturbed; peaceful; not agitated; as, the atmosphere is tranquil; the condition of the country is tranquil.
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A style clear, tranquil, easy to follow.
De Quincey.
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Tran`quil*i*za"tion

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Tran`quil*li*za"tion

} (?), n. The act of tranquilizing, or the state of being tranquilized.
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Tran"quil*ize

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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.
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Syn. -- To quiet; compose; still; soothe; appease; calm; pacify.
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Tran"quil*i`zer

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Tran"quil*li`zer

} (?), n. One who, or that which, tranquilizes.
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Tran"quil*i`zing

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Tran"quil*li`zing

} (?), a. Making tranquil; calming. " The tranquilizing power of time." Wordsworth. -- Tran"quil*i`zing*ly or Tran"quil*li`zing*ly, adv.
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