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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 .
He said tranquillising the gorilla would not have knocked it out immediately, leaving the boy in danger.
Tranquillising the gorilla with a dart simply wouldn't have worked.
There's no shooting them with dart guns, tranquillising them and fitting them with special tracking collars," she added.