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Beginning with 130 foxes, he selectively chose and bred those that were the most “tame,” as he described itThese “tame” foxes were allowed to mate.

In all, the measures looked methodical—tame, even—compared with elsewhere in Europe.

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Out there, the ownership of land seemed like a myth used to tame an unconquerable planet with its imposing mountains, endless forests, and hypnotic deserts.

To solve it, the city now wants to harness and tame those fees so everybody is paying the same amount based on the type of housing they build.

Historically, effective governments have always been able to tame them, although sometimes it took many decades to make that possible.

Her Facebook photos could populate a tame “girls with guns” style calendar.

But Edith was rather tame compared to George Sitwell, her father.

He was widely perceived as having been outplayed by a vast military bureaucracy that he never sought to tame.

These comments are actually tame compared to the off-the-charts, scary chatter heard from the GOP last week.

“We make the Wolf of Wall Street look tame,” one of my sources for the book told me.

The hills disappear some miles above this city, and henceforward to the sea all is flat and tame as a marsh.

You've got a splendid chance can spend what you like and rule in society and he'll subside into a tame spaniel.

The party was made up of six men on horseback, two tame buffaloes, and a pack of immense dogs used to hunting.

With one of the tame buffaloes on each side of him, he can now be easily led to the village, where they will kill him.

You can see that it is five o'clock, because Big God Nqong's pet tame clock says so.

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On this page you'll find 187 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tame, such as: docile, gentle, harmless, manageable, mild, and subdued.

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