adjective, tam·er, tam·est.
verb (used with object), tamed, tam·ing.
verb (used without object), tamed, tam·ing.
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They projected sexual charisma, to be sure, but it was a charisma that was tamed and domesticated for their youngest female fans.What Made the Beatles So Big? Diagnosing ‘Beatlemania’|John McMillian|October 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
You can draw a fairly straight line from Helms to Karl Rove, who tamed and adapted the approach for a national audience.
A new book tells the story of John Randel Jr., who tamed Manhattan with its famous grid.The Manhattan Project: The Legacy of John Randel Jr.|Kevin Canfield|February 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Luckily, says Hounsou, the direction society is moving makes this the perfect time for that Wild West to be tamed.The Power of Documentary: Danny Glover, Djimon Hounsou, and ‘Budrus’ Director Julia Bacha|Kevin Fallon|November 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Then, too, leaders can be flattered, rewarded, ego-gratified and tamed.
And was thatthat the reason why you tamed my mustang that day, so that he wouldnt be killed?Justin Wingate, Ranchman|John H. Whitson
This bird is common in the South of Europe and the whole of the Levant, and when it is tamed acquires considerable value.Reptiles and Birds|Louis Figuier
He fought by the side of our Harold when he tamed Griffith, the wildcat of Wales.
Of this enormous bird we have the following account: A young one, about five feet high, was taken and tamed at Sierra Leone.Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom|Samuel Griswold Goodrich
Young foxes can be tamed to a certain extent, and do not then emit the well-known odour to any great degree unless excited.