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[tey-muh-buh l] /ˈteɪ mə bəl/
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untameable, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • But, seeing that I was in that sullen and untameable state of mind, she did not venture to renew the subject.

    Frank Mildmay Captain Frederick Marryat
  • Population is the most untameable force in the political and social world.

    The Republic Plato
  • The Indians are frequently denounced as faithless, ferocious and untameable.

  • You may as well entertain a passion for the untameable hyena.

  • In Job, for example, a parallel 126 is drawn between the wild and untameable Rem and the beasts of draught and burden.

    Bible Animals; J. G. Wood
  • Odd was then growing a big man, and bragged much of himself, and was untameable and reckless.

    The Story of Grettir The Strong Translated by Eirikr Magnusson and William Morris
  • On the other hand, she remembered to have read, in her natural-history studies, that African elephants were untameable.

    Freeland Theodor Hertzka
  • This was a sort of honorary demonstration, intended to indicate to their chief their untameable valour.

  • This is a creature like the llama, but smaller, and useless as a beast of burden, because untameable.

  • If we chose we too could be intractable and untameable and do worse things than you; but we prefer to be sensible people.

    The Man Who Laughs Victor Hugo

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