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1. tranquil

adjective. ['ˈtræŋkwəl, ˈtræŋkwɪl'] (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves.

Synonyms

  • smooth
  • unruffled
  • still
  • calm
  • placid

Antonyms

  • agitate
  • worry
  • louden
  • discomposure

Etymology

  • tranquillus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Tranquil

  • anwyl
  • anwyll
  • quaquil
  • wattwil

Example sentences of the word tranquil


1. Adjective
Pond foam detracts from the tranquil water setting intended.

2. Noun, singular or mass
This tranquil, full-service campground features daily, weekly or monthly rates for shady campsites along the Caron River.

Quotes containing the word tranquil


1. The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
- James Allen

2. Death, like a host, comes smiling to the door;Smiling, he greets us, on that tranquil shoreWhere neither piping bird nor peeping dawnDisturbs the eternal sleep,But in the stillness far withdrawnOur dreamless rest for evermore we keep.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

3. A too closely watched flower/blossoms the wrong color./Excess attention to the jonquil/turns it gentian. Flowers/need it tranquil to get/their hues right. Some/only open at midnight.
- Kay Ryan

2. tranquil

adjective. ['ˈtræŋkwəl, ˈtræŋkwɪl'] not agitated; without losing self-possession.

Synonyms

  • serene
  • composed
  • calm

Antonyms

  • loud
  • noisy
  • audible
  • sound

Etymology

  • tranquillus (Latin)
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