Difference between domestication and tame




  1. adaptation to intimate association with human beings
  2. accommodation to domestic life
  3. the attribute of having been domesticated


Of particular significance to ancient Arabia was the domestication of the dromedary (one-humped camel) in the southern part of the peninsula between 3000 and 2500 B.C.E.

MAVUSO MBHEKISENI: People were educated, through what we call domestication, that they should love one party, because that party gave them-will give them freedom.

Hardly a week goes by that I don't see another variation on the "serialism is to blame for classical's marginalization" trope, but I could just as easily argue that said marginalization correlates nicely with both the abandonment of experimental modernism and the domestication of radical minimalism.

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  1. brought from wildness into a domesticated state
  2. very restrained or quiet
  3. flat and uninspiring
  4. very docile


  1. make less strong or intense; soften
  2. adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment
  3. correct by punishment or discipline
  4. make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans
  5. overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable


There were only a few rapids and they were extremely tame.

At 48, he is learning to tame his creative spirit and take on just a couple of projects at a time.

according to the Old Testament, Elijah defeated the priests of Baal at Mount Carmel

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