tranquillizer

[ trang-kwuh-lahy-zer ]SEE DEFINITION OF tranquillizer
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WORD ORIGIN

"sedative," 1824 (first reference is to ground ivy), agent noun from tranquilize; in reference to one of a large group of anti-anxiety drugs, it is recorded by 1956.

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