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Definition of "tranquillize" [tranquillize]

  • Alternative spelling of tranquilize. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tranquillize" in a sentence
  • "I had taken refuge in books, hoping to find some news which would tranquillize my own misgivings, and end my wife's fears."
  • "The bower becomes significant, then, as the externalization of this internal, unreachable environment where any kind of reverie is possible; for Kitty, under constant surveillance, the bower represents a winsome retreat that "possessed such a charm over her senses, as constantly to tranquillize her mind and quiet her spirits," a place which she believed "alone could restore her to herself" (193)."
  • "She will first tranquillize his spirit by soothing remedies. —"