Feudal families held much of the power in an untamed empire of mercenary armies warring for control of small sections of land.
Rule-breaking silhouettes are presented against raw and untamed backgrounds.
All you really need for an inspiring commencement address is untamed enthusiasm and a big dream.
So your flower girl is a model of virtue, an untamed beauty, is she?
Even Hagar drew back a pace, hardy as was her untamed spirit.
In their warlike arms accoutred with their girded loins they stood, Like two untamed jungle tuskers in the deep and echoing wood!
The poor children there were street waifs and as wild as untamed animals.
I seemed to see her for a moment as she was, a proud wild creature, as untamed by civilization as some shy bird of the hills.
The effect of all this on an untamed savage can be imagined.
Wild, untamed, uninhabited, rose the steep rock hills and terraces where part of the city now stands.
Old English tom, tam "domesticated, docile," from Proto-Germanic *tamaz (cf. Old Norse tamr, Old Saxon, Old Frisian, Middle Low German, Middle Dutch tam, Old High German zam, German zahm "tame," Gothic tamjan "to tame"), from PIE *deme- "to constrain, to force, to break (horses)" (cf. Sanskrit damayati "tames;" Persian dam "a tame animal;" Greek daman "to tame, subdue," dmetos "tame;" Latin domare "to tame, subdue;" Old Irish damnaim "I tie up, fasten, I tame, subdue"). Possible ulterior connection with PIE *dem- "house, household" (see domestic). Meaning "spiritless, weak, dull" is recorded from c.1600.
early Middle English teme, from Old English temian "make tame" (see tame (adj.)); form altered 14c. by influence of the adjective. Related: Tamed; taming.