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tranquilizing

[ trang-kwuh-lahyz ]SEE DEFINITION OF tranquilizing

Synonyms for tranquilizing

  • 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 tranquilizing

  • agitate
  • anger
  • arouse
  • distress
  • disturb
  • excite
  • incite
  • irritate
  • rouse
  • upset
  • worry
  • aggravate
  • stir up
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TRANQUILIZING

All praise to His name for this bright, blessed, tranquilizing, joyful hope!

May the reader feel its power, sweetness, and tranquilizing virtue!

You will cry, and I, too; but our tears will be refreshing, tranquilizing tears.

There is probably nothing that has such a tranquilizing effect, and leads into such content as gardening.

You should think of nothing but tranquilizing your mind and regaining your health.

The effect was not tranquilizing; the shock swept the last confusion from Ffrench's brain.

Mabel had asked for strength, and God gave her its first tranquilizing element—rest.

The situation threatened to become serious, but the soldiers distributed over the affected territory had a tranquilizing effect.

The continued smoking of Tobacco is found to exert a tranquilizing influence over the mind.

For a while the majestic spectacle before me exercised a tranquilizing influence on the irritable condition of my nerves.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, from tranquil + -ize. Related: Tranquilized; tranquilizing.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TRANQUILIZING

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adjectivecheering
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