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synonyms for tranquilize

  • sedate
  • calm
  • compose
  • hush
  • lull
  • pacify
  • quell
  • quiet
  • quieten
  • relax
  • soothe
  • still
  • subdue
  • balm
  • calm down
  • put at rest
  • settle one's nerves
  • unruffle
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antonyms for tranquilize

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  • agitate
  • anger
  • arouse
  • distress
  • disturb
  • excite
  • incite
  • irritate
  • rouse
  • upset
  • worry
  • aggravate
  • stir up
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How to use tranquilize in a sentence

He did it to tranquilize his conscience, and was surprised to see the door open; but it was Sebastian who stood on the sill.
THE HERO OF THE PEOPLEALEXANDRE DUMAS
They lower the pulse, and, by diminishing congestion of the brain, tend to clear and tranquilize the action of the mind.
THE ACTION OF MEDICINES IN THE SYSTEMFREDERICK WILLIAM HEADLAND
And his grave and tender rebuke did even more to tranquilize her jealousy than all his caresses had done.
CRUEL AS THE GRAVEMRS. EMMA D. E. N. SOUTHWORTH
Bathilde, seeing the traces of uneasiness on his good-natured face, tried all she could to tranquilize him.
THE CONSPIRATORSALEXANDRE DUMAS (PERE)
Now Mr. Carlyle might have given the evasive assurance that there would be plenty left, just to tranquilize her.
EAST LYNNEMRS. HENRY WOOD
He will tranquilize it either by reason, or even by a threat, though uttered without passion.
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 4PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
Tranquilize yourself, dearest sister, murmured Flora, bending over the couch and pressing her lips on Nisidas burning cheek.
WAGNER, THE WEHR-WOLFGEORGE W. M. REYNOLDS
Therefore his intellect failed to illuminate, clarify, tranquilize his heart.
LIBRARY OF THE WORLD'S BEST LITERATURE, ANCIENT AND MODERN, VOL. 16VARIOUS
Tranquilize yourself, therefore, my dear daughter; your situation needs calm.
ATALAFRANOIS AUGUSTE DE CHATEAUBRIAND
This tranquilized his spirit, and with this he sought to tranquilize the widow too.
LIFE AND TIMES OF DAVIDCHARLES HENRY MACKINTOSH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TRANQUILIZE

  • allay
  • alleviate
  • assuage
  • be enough
  • blunt
  • calm
  • compose
  • conciliate
  • content
  • diminish
  • do
  • ease
  • gratify
  • lessen
  • lull
  • make matters up
  • meet halfway
  • mitigate
  • mollify
  • patch things up
  • placate
  • propitiate
  • quell
  • quench
  • quiet
  • serve
  • soften
  • soothe
  • subdue
  • sweeten
  • tranquilize
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.