IELTS GRE TOEFL
- tranquility (n.)
- also tranquillity, late 14c., from Old French tranquilite "peace, happiness" (12c.), from Latin tranquillitatem (nominative tranquillitas) "quietness, stillness; serenity," from tranquillus "quiet, calm, still," perhaps from trans- "over" (here in its intensive sense of "exceedingly") + a root possibly related to quies "rest" (see quiet (n.)).
- 1. While it has lost its tranquility, the area has gained in liveliness.
- 2. What could possibly disturb such tranquility?
- 3. The hotel is a haven of peace and tranquility.
- 4. The city was finally restored to tranquility.
- 5. Despite his tranquility, a somewhat heavy brow speaks temper.
- 尽管他很恬静, 可是那只有点紧蹙的额头说明他肝火很旺.
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