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She said the drug bridge drew the predictable sensationalism from a press throng that took its drug use cues from tamer festivals.

Still, one has to imagine that it's probably tamer than what Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier might have cooked up.

Lion attack In 1872, Massarti the Lion Tamer was attacked by Tyrant the Lion during a performance in Bolton, England.

The show is roughly at the same level of raunchiness—or even its tamer sister, bawdiness—as a mid-rent gay club.

She became a lion tamer, was mauled by a bear in 1935 in Peru, Indiana, and nearly bled to death.

Their conversation is certainly tamer and less piquant than that of the American or the French ladies.

I knew then that the worst of it had passed, and though one fierce squall succeeded another, each one was tamer.

Everything is snowed under and thae craturs near starved, but trustin' Freckles that complete they are tamer than our chickens.

He was evidently growing tamer, for he sat down opposite to me, though he still grasped his weapon.

Father talked a good deal to me about Rarey, the great horse-tamer, and it put ideas into my head.


On this page you'll find 78 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tamer, such as: subdued, gentle, harmless, mild, docile, and manageable.

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