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domesticate

(də-mĕs′tĭ-kāt′)
tr.v. domesti·cated, domesti·cating, domesti·cates
a. To train or adapt (an animal or plant) to live in a human environment and be of use to humans.
b. To introduce and accustom (an animal or plant) into another region; naturalize.
n. (-kət, -kāt′)
A plant or animal that has been adapted to live in a human environment.

do·mes′ti·ca′tion n.
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Chapter 4 moves to a more challenging text, Catalina de Jesus y Herrerra's Secretos entre el alma y Dios (1758-160), to demonstrate how this Dominican nun domesticates her own view of Quito.
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Tuttle's play of frame and wall or wall and floor domesticates even while it estranges.