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synonyms for tranquillizing

  • anodyne
  • calming
  • lenitive
  • soporific
  • allaying
  • calmative
  • relaxing
  • sleep-inducing

antonyms for tranquillizing

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  • agitating
  • upsetting
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How to use tranquillizing in a sentence

In a few minutes he was alone, in a magnificent apartment, where every tranquillizing luxury invited to repose.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
As for tranquillizing the country, Mr. O'Connell said that the bill would not have any such effect.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
With a view of tranquillizing my mind, every restitution is offered me.
SECRET HISTORY OF THE COURT OF ENGLAND, FROM THE ACCESSION OF GEORGE THE THIRD TO THE DEATH OF GEORGE THE FOURTH, VOLUME I (OF 2)LADY ANNE HAMILTON
The air is peculiarly soothing and tranquillizing: it is the veritable lotos-eater's paradise, full of quiet and repose.
PALMETTO-LEAVESHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
The change of rulers is said to have had a tranquillizing effect on disturbed conditions in Alabama.
CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION IN ALABAMAWALTER L. FLEMING
This was rather a rough mode of tranquillizing public excitement, but seems to have been effectual.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE -- VOLUME 55, NO. 340, FEBRUARY, 1844VARIOUS
What followed seemed obviously restrained and modified by the effect of this unlooked-for and tranquillizing overture.
THE DAMNATION OF THERON WAREHAROLD FREDERIC
From you I looked for a tranquillizing sedative, and you surprise me with a reanimating restorative.
THE CROSS OF BERNYEMILE DE GIRARDIN
I am never unoccupied, and time passes away in an easy, steady flow, which is very tranquillizing and soothing to me.
A SEARCH FOR A SECRET (VOL 3 OF 3)G. A. HENTY
The combined effect of cold applications to the scalp and a warm bath to the general surface is still more tranquillizing.
INSOMNIA; AND OTHER DISORDERS OF SLEEPHENRY M. LYMAN
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WORDS RELATED TO TRANQUILLIZING

  • allaying
  • anodyne
  • calmative
  • calming
  • lenitive
  • relaxing
  • sleep-inducing
  • soporific
  • tranquillizing
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