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tranquilizing

 
Adjective tranquilizing has 1 sense
  1. ataractic, ataraxic, sedative, tranquilizing, tranquilising - tending to soothe or tranquilize; "valium has a tranquilizing effect"; "took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed"
    Antonym: stimulative (indirect, via depressant)
Verb tranquilize has 2 senses
  1. calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still - make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
    --1 is one way to comfort, soothe, console, solace
    Derived form: noun tranquilizer1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot tranquilize Sue
  2. sedate, calm, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise - cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to; "The patient must be sedated before the operation"
    --2 is one way to affect
    Derived form: noun tranquilizer1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
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