As Sandra Bullock has found out, any attempt to domesticate them will end in a resounding failure.
By marginalizing certain political tendencies, the European approach makes it harder to domesticate them.
The Mexicans were accustomed to tame and domesticate certain harmless reptiles.
It is tailless and very fierce and difficult to domesticate.
The lower register of sensations and emotions which domesticate a man into fellowship with common life was weak.
I do not now recall how he came to domesticate himself with us, but I do know that I loved him very tenderly.
Several tragedies connected with attempts to domesticate elk are matters of history.
The first steps toward civilization are to domesticate animals, and cultivate the soil with a rude kind of hoe.
No particular care is taken to tame or teach or domesticate rabbits.
They seem somewhat like the buffalo and other wild animals that we have never been able to domesticate.
1630s, of animals; 1741, of persons, "to cause to be attached to home and family;" from Medieval Latin domesticatus, past participle of domesticare "to tame," literally "to dwell in a house," from domesticus (see domestic). Related: Domesticated; domesticating.