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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of tranquillize.

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  • They elevated me from all littleness of feeling; and although they did not remove my grief, they subdued and tranquillized it.

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  • I would think that the company would want the patient tranquillized, then brought into a sterile environment, and NOT killed.

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  • Normally, Alobar would have been too concerned about the monks to pay much attention to an oversize perfume bottle, but preparations for the dematerialization attempt had so tranquillized him that he brushed aside all thought of events in the street, concentrating, instead, on the pale fruit of the glassblower's rod.

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  • Imagine what it would be like to work in a university research laboratory--surrounded by beakers of colorful solutions and racks of test tubes, and tranquillized by the intermittent hum of whirling centrifuges.

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  • As soon as her papa had tranquillized his mind by becoming this shorn lamb, and they had removed to a furnished lodging in Hatton

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  • He appears to have been successful in his quest, and after three joyous weeks on the prowl was tracked down, tranquillized with a dart and brought home, a course of action that many a worried parent likely considers when the clock strikes one.

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  • I have a knack for it; I could upset a tranquillized teddy bear.

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  • Emily, somewhat tranquillized, proposed returning to the chateau, and then, for the first time, recollected that the Count had invited Valancourt thither to explain his conduct, and that no explanation had yet been given.

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  • Adeline slept quietly for several hours, and awoke with a mind refreshed and tranquillized.

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  • La Luc, whose spirits had suffered much perturbation, was now tranquillized by the report his sister made of Clara.

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