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  • Not domesticated or otherwise controlled.

    ‘Nepal was stunning with its wild, untamed landscape’
    • ‘her hair was a tumble of untamed curls’
    • ‘For they know that within you is a force that is like that of a hurricane - wild, natural, untamed and irrepressible.’
    • ‘Covering the top of his head was a wild, untamed mess of black curls.’
    • ‘Tina prefers to leave her wild red curls untamed and steals expensive high heels.’
    • ‘Being the very height of its summer holidays as well as carnival time, it produces a wild and untamed version of an August bank holiday but in the middle of March.’
    • ‘The north side of the river remains a wilder, untamed side compared to the southern, more urbanised side.’
    • ‘Heathcliff is the wild, untamed boy she grew up with, whom no one understands or has patience with.’
    • ‘The east coast is wild, windy and untamed by development, the sea a challenge for even competent surfers.’
    • ‘This wild and untamed theme song is one of the finest punk tracks ever recorded.’
    • ‘Being back in Canada made me long for the untamed wilds of forest and rock that Fukui lacks.’
    • ‘Not like the typical wild untamed people, he was someone different, and depicted in the media over quite an extended period of time in that way.’
    • ‘The island's beauty is in its wild untamed character.’
    • ‘By comparison with Point Pleasant Beach, the shore at Sandy Hook was wild and untamed.’
    • ‘He sails to the Marquesas, where the people, he thinks, are still free and untamed.’
    • ‘Infested with wild pigs, brumbies and feral cattle, it's an untamed, remote place that challenges the senses.’
    • ‘The untamed beauty of Canada is mystical at its core, but it is the way it is interpreted in his sketches and paintings that takes the breath away.’
    • ‘If you're looking for an adrenaline rush and an untamed hooligan bike, the new Bandit, fun though it is, isn't the bike for you.’
    • ‘This was grassed over, but it sat behind a terrace of houses: it therefore counted as city, not as untamed wilderness.’
    • ‘If this capitalism goes untamed, it fosters a modernisation that drains and erodes.’
    • ‘Meantime, the federal budget deficit remains untamed and likely to be aggravated by this disaster.’
    • ‘We stand and muse, a little wary of nature in such an untamed and powerful form.’
    wild, savage, feral, natural, free, uncontrollable
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/ˌənˈtāmd/ /ˌənˈteɪmd/