tranquillising


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Adj.1.tranquillising - tending to soothe or tranquilizetranquillising - tending to soothe or tranquilize; "valium has a tranquilizing effect"; "took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed"
depressant - capable of depressing physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent
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The wall has for them something tranquillising, morally soothing, final, maybe even something mysterious .
There's no shooting them with dart guns, tranquillising them and fitting them with special tracking collars," she added.
the wildlife officials came and captured the leopard after tranquillising it.
Police and vets ruled that tranquillising the beast would be too risky as the drugs could take time to work.