TAME

tame

1. [Adjective]: 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"

2. [Adjective]: brought from wildness into a domesticated state; "tame animals"; "fields of tame blueberries"

3. very docile; "tame obedience"; "meek as a mouse"- Langston Hughes

4. flat and uninspiring

5. [Verb]: make less strong or intense; soften; "Tone down that aggressive letter"; "The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements"

6. [Verb]: 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"

7. [Verb]: adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment; "domesticate oats"; "tame the soil"

8. [Verb]: correct by punishment or discipline

9. [Verb]: overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable; "He tames lions for the circus"; "reclaim falcons"

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