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Synonyms for thrall

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the state of being under the control of another person

someone held in bondage

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He had thin silver bracelets upon his arms, and on his neck a collar of the same metal bearing the inscription, Wamba, the son of Witless, is the thrall of Cedric of Rotherwood.
But what if he our Conquerour, (whom I now Of force believe Almighty, since no less Then such could hav orepow'rd such force as ours) Have left us this our spirit and strength intire Strongly to suffer and support our pains, That we may so suffice his vengeful ire, Or do him mightier service as his thralls By right of Warr, what e're his business be Here in the heart of Hell to work in Fire, Or do his Errands in the gloomy Deep; What can it then avail though yet we feel Strength undiminisht, or eternal being To undergo eternal punishment?
And as to that Betty as was dairymaid at Trent's before she come to me, she'd ha' left the cheeses without turning from week's end to week's end, and the dairy thralls, I might ha' wrote my name on 'em, when I come downstairs after my illness, as the doctor said it was inflammation--it was a mercy I got well of it.
The animosity, hatreds and suspicions, he said, which had held the peoples of the two countries in thrall should be cast aside for a future built on trust and goodwill.
Unlike most males in her profession, she's not held in thrall by the sheer magnitude of the international financial flow, referring to it instead as "the global casino.
All the more credit, then, to Thrall for her achievement in giving us so much, in the space available, about a document which has recently been attracting even more attention than before.
Our theoretical work has shown that conditions for coexistence with sexually transmitted diseases are broadened if density-dependent forces are greater for healthy than for diseased plants (Antonovics 1992, 1994, Thrall et al.
China's telecommunications market is one of the largest in the world and remains almost completely under the thrall of the state; therefore foreign-owned companies have little or no chance of directly operating networks or providing services in mainland China, except in co-operation with state-owned or approved entities.
In the thrall of Lord Melbourne when taking the throne at 18 years of age, she becomes lost when his party is beaten.
Nathan Thrall, a Middle East analyst for the International Crisis Group, is also a reporter, and since 2006 he's been filing stories from Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza for publications including the New York Review of Books (and Tablet Magazine).
nearly lost arm Justice Secretary Ken Clarke needs to give justice to victims like Gary Thrall.
But that's exactly what's happened as, despite still clearly being in thrall to The Beatles, the mono-browed moody one has widened his palette to take on the likes of Can, The Rolling Stones and - evident from Four Letter Word's Kashmir-like strings - a bit of Led Zeppelin.
The Tory leader's memory must be faulty as he very publicly declared himself in thrall to a right-wing newspaper and its billionaire owner just two months ago.
Birkin was touted as an earthy and liberating force of feminism, yet she turns out to be no more than a classic simpering ingenue, in thrall to domineering men.
While it may be correct to say that the Islamic die-hards who enforce such rules are oppressive, Sudan is in their thrall.