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tranquilize

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Verb (intransitive), Verb (transitive)
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tran=quil=ize

CIDE DICTIONARY

tranquilizev. t. [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.  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- To quiet; compose; still; soothe; appease; calm; pacify.

THESAURUS

tranquilize

allay, appease, arrange, array, balm, becalm, calm, calm down, cease, compose, conciliate, cool, cool off, cradle, defuse, deploy, die down, dispose, dulcify, dwindle, ease, ebb, even out, form, gentle, grade, halt, harmonize, hierarchize, hush, lay, lay out, lay the dust, line up, lull, marshal, methodize, molder, mollify, normalize, order, organize, pacify, placate, pour balm into, pour balm on, propitiate, quell, quiesce, quiet, quieten, rank, regularize, regulate, rest, rock, rock to sleep, routinize, sedate, set up, settle, smooth, smooth down, smooth over, smoothen, soothe, stabilize, standardize, steady, still, stop, structure, subdue, subside, systematize, wane

ROGET THESAURUS

tranquilize

Pacification

VB pacify, tranquilize, compose, allay, reconcile, propitiate, placate, conciliate, meet halfway, hold out the olive branch, heal the breach, make peace, restore harmony, bring to terms, settle matters, arrange matters, accommodate matters, accommodate differences, set straight, make up a quarrel, tantas componere lites, come to an understanding, come to terms, bridge over, hush up, make it, make matters up, shake hands, mend one's fences, raise a siege, lift a siege, put up the sword, sheathe the sword, bury the hatchet, lay down one's arms, turn swords into plowshares, smoke the calumet of peace, close the temple of Janus, keep the peace, be pacified, come round.

Moderation

VB be moderate, keep within bounds, keep within compass, sober down, settle down, keep the peace, remit, relent, take in sail, moderate, soften, mitigate, temper, accoy, attemper, contemper, mollify, lenify, dulcify, dull, take off the edge, blunt, obtund, sheathe, subdue, chasten, sober down, tone down, smooth down, weaken, lessen, check palliate, tranquilize, pacify, assuage, appease, swag, lull, soothe, compose, still, calm, calm down, cool, quiet, hush, quell, sober, pacify, tame, damp, lay, allay, rebate, slacken, smooth, alleviate, rock to sleep, deaden, smooth, throw cold water on, throw a wet blanket over, turn off, slake, curb, tame, smooth over, pour oil on the waves, pour oil on the troubled waters, pour balm into, mattre de l'eau dans son vin, go out like a lamb, roar you as gently as any sucking dove.


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