tranquilize


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to make or become calm

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The risk that the startled bear might dash into traffic on the highway, after being hit with the dart, was too great to attempt to tranquilize the bear on the ground, he said.
When you try to tranquilize a wild animal, a lot can happen," he said.
With police on all sides of the lot, the bear hid in thick brush, making further efforts to tranquilize it difficult.
Why didn't they try to tranquilize him first and shoot second?
There could have been measures taken to evacuate the area and then tranquilize this animal and have it moved.
We want our children and our families to be safe, but I feel they should have tried to tranquilize it.
I spoke with the officer who risked life and limb and asked why he didn't tranquilize the dog.
When the horses were discovered in late November, Wright worked with animal-control officers all day in the pouring rain to tranquilize them and truck them to the shelter.
RESERPINE TRANQUILIZES CHICKENS AND TURKEYS--Calmer birds in the hen house are predicted with the development of a tranquilizer for chickens.