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tranq

also trank  (trăngk)
n. Informal
A tranquilizer.
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Marc James Mattinson said: "no visitors as he escaped after the zoo was closed, why the hell didnt you tranq him instead of killing him?"
The last scenes of the novel involve her waking up and, while I didn't buy the notion that a four month tranq coma would bring about the kind of personal transformation/renewal of spirit Moshfegh is suggesting, the young woman whom we encounter at the end is, for the first time, awake, and this is good.
The RSPCA could have sedated it, a catch pole could have been used and even a tranq gun could have been used."