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Adjective
Domesticated and tamed, especially of, or as, a pet
“Children enjoy the farm setting and the tame farm animals.”
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Compliant to or willing to accept instructions
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“At this proposal, the normally tame staff members exploded with questions and objections.”
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Not exciting, adventurous, or controversial
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“The rangers anticipated trouble, but the raid turned out to be a rather tame affair.”
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(of climate or weather) Not aggressive or violent in nature
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Failing to convince or impress
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Inoffensive in nature
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Harmless or producing no ill effect
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Lacking strength of character to follow one's own principles
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The pleasantness of warm and sunny weather
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To domesticate (an animal)
“The riders thought that they would be able to tame this horse even though he was big and powerful.”
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To subjugate or bring a person or group under control
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“One aim was to further control and tame the peoples of the nation for the good of the collective ideology.”
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To make less powerful or intense, thereby easier to control
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“At 48, he is learning to tame his creative spirit and take on just a couple of projects at a time.”
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To regulate the speed or amount of something given or administered
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To punish (in order to bring about improvement in behavior, attitude, etc)
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To bring (a place or people) to a stage of social and cultural development considered to be more advanced
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To make or become less
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To destroy, weaken or work against
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To make use of
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To teach, train or educate in a given field
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