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 Meanings and Examples of TAME
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tame
 a.  domesticated; very restrained or quiet; make less strong or intense; soften
Classic Sentence: (32 in 3 pages)
1  Brent liked India but he thought her mighty plain and tame, and he simply could not fall in love with her himself to keep Stuart company.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
2  A staid, steadfast man, whose life for the most part was a telling pantomime of action, and not a tame chapter of sounds.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. Knights and Squires.
3  Keeping at the centre of the lake, we were occasionally visited by small tame cows and calves; the women and children of this routed host.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
4  Skies the most effulgent but basket the deadliest thunders: gorgeous Cuba knows tornadoes that never swept tame northern lands.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
5  I know not that their delivery is at hand," returned the doubting David; "the leader of these savages is possessed of an evil spirit that no power short of Omnipotence can tame.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22
6  I now proceeded with my team to the place where I had, the day before, been chopping wood, and loaded my cart pretty heavily, thinking in this way to tame my oxen.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
7  Mas'r will find out that I'm one that whipping won't tame.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
8  The little one was shy, for all her busy interest in everything going on, and it was not easy to tame her.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
9  The fox and the crow were with him again and this time he had brought two tame squirrels.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
10  "You may believe every word I say," said the Raven; "for I have a tame sweetheart that hops about in the palace quite free, and it was she who told me all this."
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
11  It is said he spoke as well as I speak when I talk Raven language; this I learned from my tame sweetheart.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
12  A single lamp was burning there; and on the floor stood the tame Raven, turning her head on every side and looking at Gerda, who bowed as her grandmother had taught her to do.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
13  "My intended has told me so much good of you, my dear young lady," said the tame Raven.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
14  He laid a wager he would tame Medeah in the space of six months.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 62. Ghosts.
15  All the animals were now present except Moses, the tame raven, who slept on a perch behind the back door.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter I
Example Sentence:
1  A cat is a tame animal.
2  After a few months' contact the monkeys become very tame.
3  He is so tame that he agrees with everybody.
4  Most of the criticism has been pretty tame.
5  The deer never became tame; they would run away if you approached them.
6  The pigeons are so tame they will sit on your shoulder.
7  You can only stare at seemingly tame Dada graphics in nice little glass cabinets.
8  While inflation is relatively tame, which is good for consumers, real wages are falling.