Variant of tranquil
- free from disturbance or agitation; calm, serene, peaceful, placid, etc.
- quiet or motionless; steady: tranquil waters
Origin: L tranquillus, calm, quiet, still from trans-, beyond (see trans-) plush base akin to quies, rest, calm, quiet
- tranquilly adverb
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