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tranquillus , a. um. adj.,
I.quiet, calm, still, tranquil, opp. to motion or excitement (syn. serenus).
B. Transf.: “tranquilla et serena frons,calm, not disturbed, Cic. Tusc. 3, 15, 31: “tranquillo serenoque vultu,Suet. Aug. 79. —
II. Trop., calm, quiet, peaceful, placid, composed, untroubled, undisturbed, serene, tranquil (cf. quietus): “efficiendum est, ut appetitus sint tranquilli atque omni perturbatione animi careant,Cic. Off. 1, 29, 102: “tranquillum facere ex irato,Plaut. Cist. 3, 21; so (opp. irata) id. Poen. 1, 2, 145: “locus,id. Ep. 3, 4, 8: “ut liqueant omnia et tranquilla sint,id. Most. 2, 1, 70: “tranquillam concinna viam,id. Stich. 2, 1, 13: “placata, tranquilla, quieta, beata vita,Cic. Fin. 1, 21, 71; cf.: “pacatae tranquillaeque civitates,id. de Or. 1, 8, 30: “nihil quieti videre, nihil tranquilli,id. Fin. 1, 18, 38: “tutae tranquillaeque res omnes,Sall. C. 16, 5; so, “res,Liv. 38, 28, 1: “tranquillo animo esse potest nemo,Cic. Sen. 20, 74; cf.: “tranquillo pectore vultuque sereno,Lucr. 3, 294: “senectus,Hor. S. 2, 1, 57: “otia sine armis,Luc. 2, 266: “pax,id. 1, 171.—Comp.: “ita hanc canem faciam tibi oleo tranquilliorem,Plaut. Poen. 5, 4, 66: “tranquilliorem plebem fecerunt,Liv. 2, 63, 3: “esse tranquillior animo,Cic. Fam. 4, 5, 6.—Of an orator: “in transferendis faciendisque verbis tranquillior (Isocrates),Cic. Or. 52, 176.—Sup.: “illud meum turbulentissimum tempus profectionis tuo tranquillissimo praestat,Cic. Pis. 15, 33: “cetera videntur esse tranquilla: tranquillissimus autem animus meus,id. Att. 7, 7, 4: “tranquillissima res,Ter. And. 3, 5, 14: “otium,Plin. Ep. 7, 25, 2.—
b. Subst.: tranquillum , i, n., calmness, quiet, tranquillity, etc.: “vitam ... in tam tranquillo ... locare,Lucr. 5, 12; cf.: “esse in tranquillo,Ter. Eun. 5 (8), 9, 8: “in urbe ex tranquillo nec opinata moles discordiarum ... exorta est,Liv. 4, 43, 3: “seditionem in tranquillum conferre,Plaut. Am. 1, 2, 16: “republicā in tranquillum redactā,Liv. 3, 40, 11.—Plur.: “tranquilla tuens nec fronte timendus,Val. Fl. 1, 38.—Hence, adv., in two forms.
2. tranquillō , quietly, without disturbance (very rare): “nec cetera modo tribuni tranquillo peregere,Liv. 3, 14, 6; cf. supra, I. b.—
B. Transf., tranquillizing, bringing peaceful news: “tranquillae tuae quidem litterae,Cic. Att. 14, 3, 1.
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