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  • very docile
    • tame obedience
    • meek as a mouse- Langston Hughes
  • brought from wildness into a domesticated state
    • tame animals
    • fields of tame blueberries
  • very restrained or quiet
    • a tame Christmas party
    • she was one of the tamest and most abject creatures imaginable with no will or power to act but as directed
  • flat and uninspiring
  • make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans
    • The horse was domesticated a long time ago
    • The wolf was tamed and evolved into the house dog
  • overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable
    • He tames lions for the circus
    • reclaim falcons
  • adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment
    • domesticate oats
    • tame the soil
  • make less strong or intense; soften
    • Tone down that aggressive letter
    • The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements
  • correct by punishment or discipline
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