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  • n  an untroubled state; free from disturbances
  • n  a state of peace and quiet
  • n  a disposition free from stress or emotion

  • Whatever other failings his regime might have, Argentine Dictator Juan Carlos Ongania could fairly claim that he had given his country "a climate of work, of tranquillity, of peace.
  • Next on the way "toward a harmonious tranquillity" came a diaphanous female figure with a winged-egg head, who carried a staff with a crepuscular moth.
  • At the same time, others see yoga--a practice originally conceived to help people achieve inner peace and tranquillity--as a way to get a vigorous workout.
News & Articles

  • Bring it on Home: Antarctica
    Who and where •?Bill and Shelia Dettmann of Oakville enjoy the beauty and tranquillity of Antarctica with the sea animals.
    June 30, 2013 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Quotes

  • Giorgio Chiellini in TSN
    Goalkeepers live in their own world, so I think the best person to help him out is Gigi. The only thing I can provide is tranquillity. He doesn't need my advice,Chiellini said. "He's got a lot of quality and he won't have any problem...
  • President Felipe Calderón in Aljazeera.net
    United, Mexicans can overcome and we will overcome a common enemy, which today threatens to destroy not only our tranquillity, but our democratic institutions,he said.
  • John Adams in Telegraph.co.uk
    He reminded his audience at Cairo University that John Adams, one of America's founding fathers, wrote that "the United States has in itself no character of enmity against the laws, religion or tranquillity of Muslims".

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