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tranquil

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  • s  (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves
    a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky
  • s  not agitated; without losing self-possession
    she became more tranquil
    tranquil life in the country

  • That story shows the tranquil days of a newly married and youthful Senator from Massachusetts at home with a toddler in Georgetown, the moments of total loneliness on airport ramps .
  • Soaring corn prices have sparked tortilla riots in Mexico City, and skyrocketing flour prices have destabilized Pakistan, which wasn't exactly tranquil when flour was affordable.
  • Just after sunrise, in virtually every park and town square in China, clusters of people glide in unison through a set of tranquil, ritualized movements known as qigong .
News & Articles

  • DoubleTree By Hilton Expands Southwest Portfolio With Newest Hotel In Metro-Phoenix
    DoubleTree by Hilton and Driftwood Hospitality Management recently announced the opening of the DoubleTree by Hilton Phoenix Tempe, a contemporary hotel offering a tranquil escape in the Valley of the Sun
    June 14, 2013 - E-Hospitality.com
  • Don't Trash, Treasure Your Local Beach this Summer
    South Padre Island’s tranquil beaches are the home to a delicate balance of wildlife that we need to protect as much as we enjoy.
    June 13, 2013 - KGBT 4 Rio Grande Valley
  • Sanford feels impact of George Zimmerman trial
    People living and working in Sanford continue to feel the impact of the George Zimmerman trial. Trayvon Martin's shooting death and the ensuing national exposure sent shockwaves through the normally tranquil Central Florida community. SPECIAL SECTION: George Zimmerman trial "I do a lot in the city of Sanford and I thought, 'Oh, no, this really didn't need to happen in Sanford,'" said juror E73 ...
    June 13, 2013 - Local 10 Miami
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in Voice of America
    Every evening that the sun sets on a tranquil town, every dawn that a flag is unfurled, every moment that an American enjoys life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness - that is their legacy,said President Obama.
  • Tessa Jowell in BBC News
    Fifty two innocent people were murdered on 7 July in the worst terrorist atrocity London has ever seen,said Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell. "A permanent memorial will provide a dignified and tranquil space for their friends and families -...
  • Jonathan Shaw in guardian.co.uk
    The environment minister, Jonathan Shaw, said: "Factors like transport and industry are a necessary part of modern life. But we need to look at what further practical steps we can take to make people's lives more tranquil. These maps provide the...

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