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domesticate

duh me stuh kayt

  • v  adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment
    domesticate oats
  • v  overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable
  • v  make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans
    The horse was domesticated a long time ago

  • The ancient Egyptians were the first to domesticate cats, which they regarded as sacred.
  • He had plenty of leisure time in which to domesticate pets.
  • They are so sharp, so startlingly three dimensional, that the mind wants to domesticate them, to bring them down to earth, to imagine them rising on the horizon or just beyond the .
News & Articles

  • Paxville man raises butterflies to soothe souls
    Historically, man has learned to raise, cultivate and domesticate many of Earth's creatures. If a list were to be made, it would be apparent there's no limit to the kinds of creatures raised for profit or as a hobby.
    July 8, 2013 - Erie Times-News
Quotes

  • Judd Apatow in Irish Times
    We fully support this effort, which is to domesticate the WHO- initiated Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Nigeria became a Party to this Convention in October, 2005, and this bill fully conforms to the provisions of the international... Wole Soyinka http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wole_Soyinka&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEDmidki4aGN0VD22NVRGX024Ea_g NEXT http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.234next.com/csp/cms/sites/Next/News/Metro/5438807-147/story.csp&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEJuPrz3-q45zaGIodigVgY3IwIcw Jul 24, 2009 29592 38318 domesticate I think all comedy is about insecurity," Apatow says. "Guys tend to be guys and they need somebody to put a leash on them. That's what changes a lot of men. It takes a woman to domesticate them. That's a dynamic that happens in life. I am...
  • Amos Wako in Capital FM
    Many of the important treaties will have to go to Parliament without approval especially those that need us to domesticate them. However there are those that will not need to go through that process and will be adopted by Cabinet,said Mr Wako.

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