Examples of tranquilizer in a Sentence
a patient who is on tranquilizers
Recent Examples of tranquilizer from the Web
Yevgeny tucked a number of tranquilizer darts into his down jacket—
In Akron’s Summit County, nearly half of its 308 overdose deaths last year were attributed to the use of carfentanil, a powerful opioid that’s supposed to be used as a tranquilizer for large animals.
Police corralled the bull in a backyard Tuesday after a two-hour chase that continued even after the bull's hide was studded with tranquilizer darts.
By the time Mikaya overdosed and died from the elephant tranquilizer carfentanil this summer, her sons were living with their grandparents.
A guest who shoots a loner with a tranquilizer dart is rewarded with an extension — an extra day to pursue courtship and postpone beasthood.
The doctor nods and writes out a prescription for the mother—a tranquilizer to get her through.
A man directs a hippopotamus after it was shot with a tranquilizer dart on a flooded street in Tbilisi on June 14, 2015.
The starstruck researchers took blood samples, checked the shark for parasites, implanted an acoustic pinger in its gut, and even performed an ultrasound—all within 15 minutes and without tranquilizers or anesthetics.
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First Known Use of tranquilizer
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Definition of tranquilizer for English Language Learners
: a drug that causes a person or animal to become very relaxed and calm
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Definition of tranquilizer for Students
: a drug used to make someone calm and relaxed
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