Origin of tranquil
Examples from the Web for tranquil
In the daylight hours, Greyfriars Kirkyard is a beautiful place for a tranquil stroll, revealing only hints of its bloody past.Welcome to the Most Haunted Graveyard in the World. Safety Not Guaranteed.|Nina Strochlic|October 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The mood overall was tranquil and positive, and the set, which was covered in ivy, looked like an enchanted garden.
It is a tranquil moment, and my afternoon panic attack seems like ancient history.
Instead this tranquil moment is unexpectedly interrupted by the sensation of physical pain.
My tranquil training afternoon in room 107 is quickly morphing into a panic attack.
Now her strength will almost fail; Tranquil, she braves the fearful gale.Collection of Nebraska Pioneer Reminiscences|Nebraska Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
The clear, tranquil, anaemic moon encircled herself with her own radiance, basked in her own light.The Created Legend|Feodor Sologub
The people have also led an easy and tranquil life, and are as a rule comfortably off.South Africa and the Boer-British War, Volume I|J. Castell Hopkins
His last moments were like his life, tranquil, fearless, and forgiving.Historical Parallels, vol 3 (of 3)|Arthur Thomas Malkin
Like other men, he might have had a settled home, and lived a tranquil existence.Brother Francis|Eileen Douglas
Word Origin for tranquil
mid-15c., from Latin tranquillus "quiet" (see tranquility). Related: Tranquilly.