Definition of tranquillize:
ease, tranquillise, allay, cool it, sedate, relieve, silence, hush up, lull, quiesce, quiet, cool off, settle down, hush, becalm, simmer down, shut up, calm, calm down, quieten, steady, pipe down, still, chill out, quiet down, tranquilize.
And in order to tranquillize their minds she commanded her private secretary, Berti, to show them the letters to the inquisitors and secular judges, wherein they were enjoined to observe moderation towards all those who had not aggravated their heretical offences by any civil crime.- "The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete", Frederich Schiller.
A tall precipitous mountain, reverend and hoary, and well fitted to tranquillize the mind, from the sober solemnity that rests on its massy features, rose fronting us on the north; a quiet burial- ground lay at its feet; while, on the opposite side, between us and the sea, there frowned an ancient stronghold of time- eaten stone- an impressive memorial of an age of violence and bloodshed.- "Leading Articles on Various Subjects", Hugh Miller.
This prelate remonstrated with the inquisitors; but not succeeding, in order to tranquillize the people, he published a mandate, announcing that he was not obliged to submit to the interdict, or to the order for the cessation of divine service.- "The History of the Inquisition of Spain from the Time of its Establishment to the Reign of Ferdinand VII.", Juan Antonio Llorente.