tranquilising


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Adj.1.tranquilising - tending to soothe or tranquilizetranquilising - 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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Moreover, 512 cases were registered against 606 drug pushers after their arrests during the current year while 160.089 kg hashish, 19.920 kg heroin, 775 methamphetamine, 14 tranquilising pills, 2.5 kg opium and 12,592 wine bottles.
'Our dog catchers don't go in to intentionally kill dogs, they were merely following the standard operating procedures of tranquilising the dogs before taking them to the pound,' he said.
Singh said tranquilising the elephant was risky because of its aggressive nature and limited visibility in the dense forests.