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tranquil

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Definition calm and undisturbed
  • I love a lake with tranquil blue water.
tranquil = calm
  • I envy your tranquil home.
  • tranquil = calm
  • When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
    Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  • Houston, Tranquility Base here. The eagle has landed.
    Buzz Aldrin
  • By a tranquil mind I mean nothing else than a mind well ordered.
    Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
  • tranquil life in the country
  • It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
    Charlotte Bronte
  • Human pain does not let go of its grip at one point in time. Rather, it works its way out of our consciousness over time. There is a season of sadness. A season of anger. A season of tranquility. A season of hope.
    Robert Veninga
  • O, now, for ever
    Farewell the tranquil mind! farewell content!
    Farewell the plumed troop and the big wars
    That make ambition virtue! O, farewell!
    Farewell the neighing steed and the shrill trump,
    The spirit-stirring drum, the ear-piercing fife,
    The royal banner, and all quality,
    Pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war!
    And, O you mortal engines, whose rude throats
    The immortal Jove's dread clamours counterfeit,
    Farewell! Othello's occupation's gone!
    William Shakespeare
  • And many more happy, tranquil days followed.
    E. B. White  --  Charlotte's Web
  • tranquil = peaceful
  • I sometimes think Atticus subjected every crisis of his life to tranquil evaluation behind The Mobile Register, The Birmingham News and The Montgomery Advertiser.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • tranquil = calm and undisturbed
  • (Resuming her tranquility) Emily, look at that star.
    Thornton Wilder  --  Our Town
  • tranquility = calm attitude
  • Huck's face lost its tranquil content, and took a melancholy cast.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • tranquil = calm and undisturbed
  • I stood up and stretched and looked across the highway at the river, so tranquil, its water as blue as the sky.
    Ernest J. Gaines  --  A Lesson Before Dying
  • tranquil = calm and undisturbed
  • We all want dignity and domestic tranquillity. But we want these to be honorable and lasting. We want a peace that endures.
    Tim O'Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • tranquillity = peace (calmness)
    (editor's note:  This is a British spelling. Americans use tranquility.)
  • Roy was in an eerie yet tranquil daze.
    Carl Hiassen  --  Hoot
  • tranquil = calm and undisturbed
  • Go to bed then and sleep tranquilly!
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • tranquilly = calmly and undisturbed
  • He stood, erect and tranquil, watching the attack begin against apart of the line that made a blue curve along the side of an adjacent hill.
    Stephen Crane  --  The Red Badge of Courage
  • tranquil = calm and undisturbed
  • He even made a movement as if to go, but quickly recovered his tranquil attitude
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • tranquil = calm and undisturbed
  • She notices that she is in a tranquil mood for the first time in quite a while.
    Haruki Murakami  --  After Dark
tranquil = calm and undisturbed

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