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tranquilize

or tran路quil路lize

[ trang-kwuh-lahyz ]
/ 藞tr忙艐 kw蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with or without object), tran路quil路ized, tran路quil路iz路ing.
to make or become tranquil.
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Also especially British, tran路quil路lise .

Origin of tranquilize

First recorded in 1615鈥25; tranquil + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM tranquilize

tran路quil路i路za路tion, nounun路tran路quil路ize, verb (used with object), un路tran路quil路ized, un路tran路quil路iz路ing.
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How to use tranquilize in a sentence

Medical definitions for tranquilize

tranquilize

v.
To make tranquil; pacify.
To sedate or relieve of anxiety or tension by the administration of a drug.
To become tranquil; relax.
To have a calming or soothing effect.

Other words from tranquilize

tran鈥瞦uil鈥鈥ation (-kw蓹-l沫-z膩sh蓹n) n.
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