[ US /ˈtɹæŋkwəˌɫaɪzɪŋ/ ]
  1. tending to soothe or tranquilize
    took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed
    valium has a tranquilizing effect
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How To Use tranquilizing In A Sentence

  • The discovery of Librium and other minor tranquilizing drugs provided an intriguing new approach to understanding the anxiety neuroses.
  • Chrysostom delivered a series of twenty or twenty-one (the nineteenth is probably not authentic) sermons, full of vigour, consolatory, exhortative, tranquilizing, until Flavian, the bishop, brought back from Constantinople the emperor's pardon. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent
  • This track, with its lilting verses and gently lifting (sounds like a brassiere, but it isn't) accordion phrase, stays in my head, tranquilizing me.
  • He hoped that its tranquillising effect could be used to give the patient some rest.
  • The decline of organized religion is irreversible, but religion-as a tranquilizing pill to many souls - will never die in human society. Dr T.P.Chia 
  • Dental hygienist jobs in you me, i astigmia had my edmontosaurus with glabrescent incinerator architrave, but that of the ile de crumb colpocystocele was caruncular for provincially the tranquillizing honeybee. Rational Review
  • Instead of tossing and turning, close the door to your sanctuary, light a candle, and draw a tranquilizing bath that's sure to summon the sandman.
  • The guards are the life-support machines and the tranquilizing drugs.
  • The superintendent wanted her certified as mentally ill and when the psychiatrist refused, she called for the use of tranquillizing drugs, including by intramuscular injection.
  • America of the fierce urgency of Now. This is no time to engage in the luxury of cooling off or to take the tranquilizing drug of gradualism.
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