Definition of Tamely

1. Adverb. In a tame manner. "The labour movement allowed itself to be run out of power tamely"

Partainyms: Tame



Definition of Tamely

1. adv. In a tame manner.

Definition of Tamely

1. Adverb. In a tame manner. ¹

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Definition of Tamely

1. in a tame manner [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tamely

tambura
tamburas
tamburin
tamburins
tamburitza
tamburs
tame
tameable
tameableness
tamed
tamed iodine
tamein
tameins
tameless
tamelessness
tamely (current term)
tameness
tamenesses
tamer
tamers
tames
tamest
tametraline
tamias
tamil
tamin
tamine
tamines
taming
tamings

Literary usage of Tamely

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1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1831)
"Instead of tamely resigning themselves to the secret deliberations and private views of a single person, the united councils of the Greeks were inspired by ..."

2. The History of America by William Robertson (1812)
"... was so submissive, and he had so tamely given up the prisoners to the disposal of Cortes, that he had no ..."

3. The History of America by William Robertson (1812)
"... was so submissive, and he had so tamely given up the prisoners to the disposal of Cortes, that he had no ..."

4. The History of America by William Robertson (1821)
"... was so sub. missive, and he had so tamely given up the prisoners to the disposal of Cortes, that he had no cause to apprehend any opposition from him. ..."

5. The History of America by William Robertson (1821)
"but the spirit of that monarch was so submissive, and he had so tamely given up the prisoners to the disposal of Cortes, that he had no cause to apprehend ..."

6. The History of America by William Robertson (1822)
"... was so sub- missive, and he had so tamely given up the prisoners to the disposal of Cortes, that he had no ..."

7. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1861)
"And will you tamely now surrender To a false and perjured host, Your glorious country's boast, Refusing to defend herĀ» To arms ! to arms, ye brave ! ..."

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