tranquilize

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Nor did the whetstone which the harpooneers carried in their pockets, for their lances and other weapons; and with which whetstones, at dinner, they would ostentatiously sharpen their knives; that grating sound did not at all tend to tranquillize poor Dough-Boy.
The chief forest officer ordered us to tranquillize it," said Kalaivanan, forest veterinarian, Mudumalai Tiger Reserve.
We prefer to call the clan leaders "peace lords" in a psychological bid to tranquillize them,' says Al-Azhari.