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Acutely sensitive, as to pain, insult, etc.
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  1. Acutely sensitive, as to pain, insult, etc.
  2. Gentle, mild, or light; not rough or heavy
  3. Characterized by or expressing gentle emotions; loving:
Tending to soothe.
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Easily moved by another's distress; compassionate.
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  1. Easily moved by another's distress; compassionate.
  2. Easily moved to love
  3. Having a tender heart; quick to feel pity; sympathetic
Not extreme:
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  1. Not extreme:
  2. Moderate in type, degree, effect, or force:
  3. Not severe or acute:
Being within reasonable limits; not excessive or extreme:
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  1. Being within reasonable limits; not excessive or extreme:
  2. Mild; calm; gentle; not violent
  3. Not violent or subject to extremes; mild or calm; temperate:
Characterized by or expressing gentle emotions; loving:
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  1. Characterized by or expressing gentle emotions; loving:
  2. Acutely sensitive, as to pain, insult, etc.
  3. Easily hurt; sensitive:
(Archaic) Characterized by careful thought; deliberate.
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  1. (Archaic) Characterized by careful thought; deliberate.
  2. Consciously thoughtful and observant (often of other people); caring
  3. Having or showing regard for others and their feelings; thoughtful
Having little or no detrimental effect; harmless:
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  1. Having little or no detrimental effect; harmless:
  2. Not life-threatening or severe, and likely to respond to treatment, as a tumor that is not malignant.
  3. Favorable; beneficial
Fluctuating or tending to fluctuate, especially in price:
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  1. Fluctuating or tending to fluctuate, especially in price:
  2. Responsive to external conditions or stimulation; having sensation:
  3. Easily irritated:
(Of an animal or a plant, especially a pet) selectively bred to live with or around humans.
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  1. (Of an animal or a plant, especially a pet) selectively bred to live with or around humans.
(Chiefly of animals) Mild and well-behaved; accustomed to human contact
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  1. (Chiefly of animals) Mild and well-behaved; accustomed to human contact
  2. Changed from a wild to a domesticated state: said as of animals trained for use by humans or as pets
  3. Cultivated
(Now Rare) Easy to teach; teachable
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  1. (Now Rare) Easy to teach; teachable
  2. Yielding to supervision, direction, or management; tractable.
  3. Ready and willing to be taught; teachable.
Sundered by divorce, separation, or desertion of a parent or parents:
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  1. Sundered by divorce, separation, or desertion of a parent or parents:
  2. Topographically rough; uneven:
  3. Subdued and trained; tamed
Trained to defecate and urinate outdoors or in a special place indoors so that it can live in a house
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  1. Trained to defecate and urinate outdoors or in a special place indoors so that it can live in a house
  2. Made docile and conventional
  1. Possessing mental discipline.
  2. Having or characterized by discipline
  3. Possessing or indicative of discipline:
Having attained a level of higher education, such as a college degree.
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  1. Having attained a level of higher education, such as a college degree.
  2. Based on a certain amount of experience or factual knowledge:
  3. Having or exhibiting cultivation; cultured:
Manipulated in shape or habit.
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  1. Manipulated in shape or habit.
  2. Having undergone a course of training (sometimes in combination).
Showing evidence of moral and intellectual advancement; humane, reasonable, ethical.
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  1. Showing evidence of moral and intellectual advancement; humane, reasonable, ethical.
  2. Showing evidence of moral and intellectual advancement; humane, ethical, and reasonable:
  3. Marked by refinement in taste and manners; cultured.
Easily managed, taught, or controlled; docile; compliant
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  1. Easily managed, taught, or controlled; docile; compliant
Easily bent or shaped.
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  1. Easily bent or shaped.
  2. Capable of being changed or adjusted to meet particular or varied needs:
  3. Easily influenced, persuaded, or controlled:
Trained and developed; refined; cultured
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  1. Trained and developed; refined; cultured
  2. Of, relating to, or produced in cultivation:
  3. Educated; polished; refined.
Showing good breeding; cultivated
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  1. Showing good breeding; cultivated
  2. Of superior stock or breed
  3. Alternative form of high-bred.
Of, characteristic of, or favoring aristocracy as a form of government
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  1. Of, characteristic of, or favoring aristocracy as a form of government
  2. Of or pertaining to an aristocracy; consisting in, or favoring, a government of nobles, or principal men.
  3. Partaking of aristocracy; befitting aristocracy; characteristic of, or originating with, the aristocracy.
Not severe or acute:
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  1. Not severe or acute:
  2. Moderate in type, degree, effect, or force:
  3. Having a soft, pleasant taste or flavor; not strong, sour, bitter, biting, or sharp
Easily molded, cut, or worked:
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  1. Easily molded, cut, or worked:
  2. Not stern; lenient:
  3. Mild; balmy:
Not strict or severe, as in discipline or authority
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  1. Not strict or severe, as in discipline or authority
  2. Easily moved; tender.
  3. Gentle; kind; sympathetic.
Sensitive to frost or severe cold; not hardy:
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  1. Sensitive to frost or severe cold; not hardy:
  2. Gentle, mild, or light; not rough or heavy
  3. Soft or delicate and easily chewed, broken, cut, etc.; fragile, succulent, etc.
Pleasantly warm and breezy
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  1. Pleasantly warm and breezy
  2. Having the qualities of balm; soothing, fragrant, etc.
  3. Mild and pleasant:
Marked by sensitivity of discrimination:
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  1. Marked by sensitivity of discrimination:
  2. Easily broken or damaged:
  3. Fine or soft in touch or skill:
Extremely weak; threatened with syncope.
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  1. Extremely weak; threatened with syncope.
  2. Likely to fall into a faint; dizzy and weak:
  3. So weak as to be difficult to perceive;
Gentle or kind in disposition, action, or effect; not severe, harsh, bitter, etc.
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  1. Gentle or kind in disposition, action, or effect; not severe, harsh, bitter, etc.
  2. Moderate in type, degree, effect, or force:
  3. Having a soft, pleasant taste or flavor; not strong, sour, bitter, biting, or sharp
Free from hair, whiskers, or stubble:
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  1. Free from hair, whiskers, or stubble:
  2. Having a fine texture:
  3. Easy-going; serene:
Not stern; lenient:
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  1. Not stern; lenient:
  2. Easily molded, cut, or worked:
  3. Mild; balmy:
Characterized by or filled with light; bright:
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  1. Characterized by or filled with light; bright:
  2. Electromagnetic energy of a wavelength just outside the range the human eye can detect, such as infrared light and ultraviolet light.
  3. Having a spongy or flaky texture; well-leavened:
Of average or medium quality, amount, scope, range, etc.
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  1. Of average or medium quality, amount, scope, range, etc.
  2. Opposed to radical or extreme views or measures, especially in politics or religion.
  3. Not violent or subject to extremes; mild or calm; temperate:
Small in size, degree, or amount:
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  1. Small in size, degree, or amount:
  2. Small, weak, or gentle; not decidedly marked; not forcible; inconsiderable; unimportant; insignificant; not severe.
  3. Light in form or build; not stout or heavy; slender
Gradually declining in trend; not firm:
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  1. Gradually declining in trend; not firm:
  2. Using or based on data that is not readily quantifiable or amenable to experimental verification or refutation:
  3. Not sharply drawn or delineated:
Yielding to supervision, direction, or management; tractable.
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  1. Yielding to supervision, direction, or management; tractable.
  2. Easy to manage or discipline; submissive
  3. Ready and willing to be taught; teachable.
(Obs.) Gentle or kind
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  1. (Obs.) Gentle or kind
  2. Too submissive; easily imposed on; spineless; spiritless
  3. Patient and mild; not inclined to anger or resentment
Not extreme:
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  1. Not extreme:
  2. Moderate in type, degree, effect, or force:
  3. Not severe or acute:
Not or no longer wild; domesticated
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  1. Not or no longer wild; domesticated
  2. Changed from a wild to a domesticated state: said as of animals trained for use by humans or as pets
  3. (Chiefly of animals) Mild and well-behaved; accustomed to human contact
Requiring or exhibiting little effort or endeavor; undemanding:
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  1. Requiring or exhibiting little effort or endeavor; undemanding:
  2. Affording comfort or relief; soothing:
  3. Not steep or abrupt; gradual:
Occurring or developing slowly or by small increments:
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  1. Occurring or developing slowly or by small increments:
  2. Taking place by almost imperceptible steps or degrees; developing little by little, not sharply or suddenly
Opposed to radical or extreme views or measures, especially in politics or religion.
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  1. Opposed to radical or extreme views or measures, especially in politics or religion.
  2. Of average or medium quality, amount, scope, range, etc.
  3. Being within reasonable limits; not excessive or extreme:
To pacify or quiet, esp. by giving in to the demands of
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  1. To pacify or quiet, esp. by giving in to the demands of
  2. To calm, soothe, or quiet (someone):
  3. To satisfy, relieve, or assuage:
To satisfy or slake (thirst, appetite, etc.)
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  1. To satisfy or slake (thirst, appetite, etc.)
  2. To appease or calm:
  3. To calm (passion, anger, etc.); pacify
To make or become calm or quiet:
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  1. To make or become calm or quiet:
To gain (regard, good will, etc.) by friendly acts
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  1. To gain (regard, good will, etc.) by friendly acts
  2. To regain or try to regain (friendship or goodwill) by pleasant behavior.
  3. To overcome the distrust or animosity of; appease.
To sweeten.
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  1. To sweeten.
  2. To make agreeable or gentle; mollify.
  3. To remove salty or acidic flavors with a sweetener
(Archaic) To reduce the rigidity of; soften.
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  1. (Archaic) To reduce the rigidity of; soften.
  2. To soothe the temper of; pacify; appease
  3. To calm the anger of; soothe or appease.
To establish or secure peace in (a nation, etc.)
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  1. To establish or secure peace in (a nation, etc.)
  2. To ease the anger or agitation of (a person or the mind, for example).
  3. To calm or soothe (a feeling, such as anger).
To allay the anger of, especially by making concessions; appease.
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  1. To allay the anger of, especially by making concessions; appease.
  2. To stop from being angry; appease; pacify; mollify
To gain or regain the goodwill or favor of; appease:
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  1. To gain or regain the goodwill or favor of; appease:
  2. To cause to become favorably inclined; win or regain the good will of; appease or conciliate
To make less harsh, strident, or critical:
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  1. To make less harsh, strident, or critical:
  2. To undermine or reduce the strength, morale, or resistance of.
  3. To become soft or softer.
To allay or relieve (pain, an ache, etc.); assuage
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  1. To allay or relieve (pain, an ache, etc.); assuage
  2. To bring comfort, composure, or relief.
  3. To ease or relieve (pain, for example).
To make more attractive; said of offers in negotiations.
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  1. To make more attractive; said of offers in negotiations.
  2. To soften or soothe:
  3. (--- Now Rare) To alleviate; ease
To introduce (foreign animals or plants) into another region or country; naturalize
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  1. To introduce (foreign animals or plants) into another region or country; naturalize
  2. To adapt to live with humans.
  3. To train or adapt (an animal or plant) to live in a human environment and be of use to humans.
To domesticate.
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To produce a master copy of (an audio or video recording, for example).
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  1. To produce a master copy of (an audio or video recording, for example).
  2. To become master of; control, conquer, etc.
  3. (Now Rare) To rule or govern as master
To make something tame
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  1. To make something tame
  2. (Intransitive) to become tame
  3. To change from an uncontrolled or disorderly to a controlled state:
To fail to conform to; violate:
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  1. To fail to conform to; violate:
  2. To overcome or put an end to, especially by force or strong opposition:
  3. To exchange for smaller monetary units:
(Informal) To smash or break, especially forcefully:
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  1. (Informal) To smash or break, especially forcefully:
  2. To cause to come to an end; break up:
  3. To burst; break:
To overcome or defeat:
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  1. To overcome or defeat:
  2. To become master of; control, conquer, etc.
  3. (Now Rare) To rule or govern as master
To make something tame
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  1. To make something tame
  2. (Intransitive) to become tame
  3. To change from an uncontrolled or disorderly to a controlled state:
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