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tranquillise, tranquillize, tranquilize, calm, sedate
v. cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to; "The patient must be sedated before the operation"
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staid, sedate
adj. characterized by dignity and propriety
sober, sedate, grave, solemn
adj. dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises; "a grave God-fearing man"; "a quiet sedate nature"; "as sober as a judge"; "a solemn promise"; "the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence"
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put to sleep
v. help someone go to bed; "Mother put the baby to sleep"
soothe
v. cause to feel better; "the medicine soothes the pain of the inflammation"
assuage, palliate, alleviate, relieve
v. provide physical relief, as from pain; "This pill will relieve your headaches"
dope up, dope
v. give a narcotic to; "The athletes were dope by the coach before the race"
subdue, subordinate
v. make subordinate, dependent, or subservient; "Our wishes have to be subordinated to that of our ruler"
slack, abate, slake
v. make less active or intense
mollify
v. make less rigid or softer
knock out
v. empty (as of tobacco) by knocking out; "knocked out a pipe"
stamp down, curb, conquer, subdue, inhibit, suppress
v. to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
cool it, settle down, simmer down, chill out, cool off, calm down, calm
v. become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation; "After the fight both men need to cool off."; "It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again."
quieten, tranquillize, calm down, tranquillise, still, lull, tranquilize, quiet, calm
v. make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
life-threatening, severe, serious, grievous, grave, dangerous
adj. causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm; "a dangerous operation"; "a grave situation"; "a grave illness"; "grievous bodily harm"; "a serious wound"; "a serious turn of events"; "a severe case of pneumonia"; "a life-threatening disease"
life-threatening, severe, serious, grievous, grave, dangerous
adj. causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm; "a dangerous operation"; "a grave situation"; "a grave illness"; "grievous bodily harm"; "a serious wound"; "a serious turn of events"; "a severe case of pneumonia"; "a life-threatening disease"
staid, sedate
adj. characterized by dignity and propriety
proper
adj. marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness; "proper medical treatment"; "proper manners"
tight-laced, straight-laced, strait-laced, square-toed, victorian, straightlaced, straitlaced, puritanical, prudish, prissy, prim, priggish
adj. exaggeratedly proper; "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts"
serious
adj. concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities; "a serious student of history"; "a serious attempt to learn to ski"; "gave me a serious look"; "a serious young man"; "are you serious or joking?"; "Don't be so serious!"
sober, sedate, grave, solemn
adj. dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises; "a grave God-fearing man"; "a quiet sedate nature"; "as sober as a judge"; "a solemn promise"; "the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence"
serious, sombre, somber
adj. (unplayful)
steady
adj. not subject to change or variation especially in behavior; "a steady beat"; "a steady job"; "a steady breeze"; "a steady increase"; "a good steady ballplayer"
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in good taste
adj. satisfying generally accepted social or esthetic standards
solemn, sincere, earnest
adj. characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions; "both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate"; "an entirely sincere and cruel tyrant"; "a film with a solemn social message"
overserious
adj. excessively serious
real
adj. not to be taken lightly; "statistics demonstrate that poverty and unemployment are very real problems"; "to the man sleeping regularly in doorways homelessness is real"
serious-minded, thoughtful
adj. acting with or showing thought and good sense; "a sensible young man"
sobering
adj. tending to make sober or more serious; "the news had a sobering effect"
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excite, stimulate
v. act as a stimulant; "The book stimulated her imagination"; "This play stimulates"
witty
adj. combining clever conception and facetious expression; "his sermons were unpredictably witty and satirical as well as eloquent"
frivolous
adj. not serious in content or attitude or behavior; "a frivolous novel"; "a frivolous remark"; "a frivolous young woman"
head-in-the-clouds, scatterbrained, flyaway, flighty
adj. guided by whim and fancy; "flighty young girls"
trivial
adj. concerned with trivialities; "a trivial young woman"; "a trivial mind"
sedate
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