verb (used with or without object), tran·quil·ized, tran·quil·iz·ing.
Origin of tranquilize
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It cannot fail to emancipate the heart and tranquilize the conscience.The All-Sufficiency of Christ|Charles Henry Mackintosh
He did it to tranquilize his conscience, and was surprised to see the door open; but it was Sebastian who stood on the sill.The Hero of the People|Alexandre Dumas
Therefore his intellect failed to illuminate, clarify, tranquilize his heart.
And his grave and tender rebuke did even more to tranquilize her jealousy than all his caresses had done.Cruel As The Grave|Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth
They lower the pulse, and, by diminishing congestion of the brain, tend to clear and tranquilize the action of the mind.The Action of Medicines in the System|Frederick William Headland