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

  Tame \Tame\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tamed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Taming.] [AS. tamian, temian, akin to D. tammen, temmen, G.
     z[aum]hmen, OHG. zemmen, Icel. temja, Goth. gatamjan. See
     Tame, a.]
     1. To reduce from a wild to a domestic state; to make gentle
        and familiar; to reclaim; to domesticate; as, to tame a
        wild beast.
        [1913 Webster]
              They had not been tamed into submission, but baited
              into savegeness and stubbornness.     --Macaulay.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To subdue; to conquer; to repress; as, to tame the pride
        or passions of youth.
        [1913 Webster]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  30 Moby Thesaurus words for "taming":
     acclimation, acclimatization, accommodation, accustoming, adaption,
     adjustment, breaking, breaking-in, case hardening, conditioning,
     conquering, crushing, domestication, familiarization, gentling,
     habituation, hardening, housebreaking, humbling, humiliation,
     inurement, naturalization, orientation, quelling, reduction,
     seasoning, subdual, suppression, training, treading down

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