tame

Part of speech: adverb

Tamely.

Part of speech: noun

Tameness.

Part of speech: verb

To make tame; domesticate; subject; conquer; soften.

Part of speech: adjective

Domesticated; docile; subdued.

Part of speech: adjective

Dull; inert.

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Usage examples "tame":

  1. Distracted by the strife of tongues, Schwarzenberg finally took refuge in that last resort of weak minds, a tame compromise. - "The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)", John Holland Rose.
  2. " Wolf, my tame Wolf," she repeated gaily, without being in the least concerned about the condition of her dress. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  3. She contented herself with a tame " Yes." - "The Adventures of Sally", P. G. Wodehouse.