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taming的用法

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taming的用法

  • n. 驯养
  • v. 驯化;制服;改良(tame的ing形式)
tame [ teimiŋ ]
  • v.
    • correct by punishment or discipline

      同义词: chasten subdue

    • make less strong or intense; soften

      "The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements"

      同义词: tone down moderate

    • adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment

      "tame the soil"

      同义词: domesticate cultivate naturalize naturalise

    • overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable

      "He tames lions for the circus"

      同义词: domesticate domesticize domesticise reclaim

    • make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans

      "The wolf was tamed and evolved into the house dog"

      同义词: domesticate

  • adj.
    • flat and uninspiring
    • very restrained or quiet

      "a tame Christmas party"; " she was one of the tamest and most abject creatures imaginable with no will or power to act but as directed"

    • brought from wildness into a domesticated state

      "tame animals"; " fields of tame blueberries"

      同义词: tamed

    • very docile

      "tame obedience"

      同义词: meek


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