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tame

 (tām)
adj. tam·er, tam·est
1. Brought from wildness into a domesticated or tractable state.
2. Naturally unafraid; not timid: "The sea otter is gentle and relatively tame" (Peter Matthiessen).
3. Submissive; docile; fawning: tame obedience.
4. Insipid; flat: a tame birthday party.
5. Sluggish; languid; inactive: a tame river.
tr.v. tamed, tam·ing, tames
1. To make tame; domesticate: tame a wild horse.
2. To subdue or curb: tamed his explosive anger.
3. To change from an uncontrolled or disorderly to a controlled state: needed some gel to tame his hair.

[Middle English, from Old English tam; see demə- in Indo-European roots.]

tam′a·ble, tame′a·ble adj.
tame′ly adv.
tame′ness n.
tam′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tameable - capable of being tamed
manipulable, tractable - easily managed (controlled or taught or molded); "tractable young minds"; "the natives...being...of an intelligent tractable disposition"- Samuel Butler
Translations
قابِل للتَّدْجين
zkrotitelný
kan tæmmes
megszelídíthető
temjanlegur
skrotiteľný
evcilleştirilebilir

tameable

adjzähmbar

tame

(teim) adjective
1. (of animals) used to living with people; not wild or dangerous. He kept a tame bear as a pet.
2. dull; not exciting. My job is very tame.
verb
to make tame. It is impossible to tame some animals.
ˈtamely adverb
ˈtameness noun
ˈtameable adjective
(negative untameable) able to be tamed.
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But, despite interesting frills like zombies, tameable dinosaurs and magical artefacts, Warparty is a monotone experience that emphasises the outmoded "actions per minute" RTS approach (or, how quickly can you hammer memorised keystrokes like, well, a soulless zombie?) and taking time over a considered strategy often leads only to failure.
But, despite interesting frills like zombies, tameable dinosaurs and magical artefacts, Warparty is a monotone experience that emphasises the outmoded 'actions per minute' RTS approach (or, how quickly can you hammer memorised keystrokes like, well, a soulless zombie?) and taking time over a considered strategy often leads only to failure.
It has a posture that hints at the fact that it's not a readily tameable creature, because the animal sits with a fair degree of panache.
New Dino: Megatherium - A giant sloth that is tameable and rideable.
(5) Efforts to achieve this were largely targeted at the deserving poor, who were regarded as 'tameable' creatures who would benefit from outside intervention --unlike the undeserving poor.