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  • r  in a tame manner
    the labour movement allowed itself to be run out of power tamely

  • What Tito had to say, read in faltering Russian, tamely supported Soviet policy on the two Germanys (though Belgrade has not hitherto recognized the East German government .
  • Don Sturzo resigned the leadership of his powerful Party tamely, declaring that he did not wish to cause trouble over the relations between the Partito and the Church.
  • It began with a series of "popular" demonstrations, some of them so tamely orchestrated that bored crowds began to wander away before the big finale.
News & Articles

  • Britain's Robson back from brink to make last 16
    By Justin Palmer LONDON (Reuters) - After numerous false dawns for British women's tennis, teenager Laura Robson underlined her precocious talent by displaying maturity and a fighting spirit in adversity to reach the second week of Wimbledon on Saturday. The 19-year-old appeared to be heading tamely out of her home grand slam at the third round stage when trailing New Zealand's Marina Erakovic ...
    June 29, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Sports
  • Tennis-Britain's Robson back from brink to make last 16
    (Adds quotes, details) By Justin Palmer LONDON, June 29 (Reuters) - After numerous false dawns for British women's tennis, teenager Laura Robson underlined her precocious talent by displaying maturity and a fighting spirit in adversity to reach the second week of Wimbledon on Saturday. The 19-year-old appeared to be heading tamely out of her home grand slam at the third round stage when trailing ...
    June 29, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Sports
Quotes

  • Jackie Ashley in International Herald Tribune
    Others have argued that, as the columnist Jackie Ashley wrote in The Guardian, "by tamely following Bush into the biggest foreign policy mistake of modern times, Britain has too much blood on its hands to be taken seriously in the region, and Blair...
  • Jan Morris in Washington Post
    By now the victuals of Venice have lost any traces of antique glory and generally conform tamely enough to the Italian cuisine,Morris wrote.

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