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 for Tamest
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tame \Tame\, a. [Compar. Tamer; superl. Tamest.] [AS. tam;
     akin to D. tam, G. zahm, OHG. zam, Dan. & Sw. tam, Icel.
     tamr, L. domare to tame, Gr. ?, Skr. dam to be tame, to tame,
     and perhaps to E. beteem. [root]61. Cf. Adamant, Diamond,
     Dame, Daunt, Indomitable.]
     1. Reduced from a state of native wildness and shyness;
        accustomed to man; domesticated; domestic; as, a tame
        deer, a tame bird.
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     2. Crushed; subdued; depressed; spiritless.
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              Tame slaves of the laborious plow.    --Roscommon.
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     3. Deficient in spirit or animation; spiritless; dull; flat;
        insipid; as, a tame poem; tame scenery.
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     Syn: Gentle; mild; meek. See Gentle.
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