thralldom


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Synonyms for thralldom

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the state of being under the control of another person

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Yes, Bart has to overcome his aversion to murder, but more importantly, he must overcome his thralldom to Laurie--which, in the end, he, happily, cannot.
Besides, it would have been impossible for him to have spent eighteen months in such "scholastic thralldom.
Even as they struggled against disease, famine, and war, they never endured the abject brutality and insecurity, oppression, poverty, and thralldom that living under Avarna stigmatization would have entailed.
Ruins of Beverast, Loss, Thralldom, Malign, Arvo Part, SVEST, Sigurblot, and soundtracks by Cliff Martinez.
After a few days of backbreaking labour, Ze quits the shipyard, realizing quickly that the port will potentially reduce him to thralldom.
E]vidence of impulse, imparted by the regeneration from a worse than Theban thralldom of our country, to the genius of our people":
The 20th Century's physical revolution is indivisibly part of a semantic revolution that is more effective at the psychological level--and therefore at the physical level--than the Christian revolution, the Reformation, the Franco-American revolutions, or the Darwinian revolution that freed mankind from thralldom to priestcraft.
For Jones, "Stampa's subject is not her thralldom to the man but her own triumphant progress through the trials of the erotic relationship and the potential it opens up for her as a poet" (137-38).
22) Excited references to the American Revolution, and by implication the unfinished business of removing British thralldom from the continent, were continually invoked on both sides of the border.
If that is indeed the case, then this is truly a significant book, for it marks the emergence of political history from thralldom to military history.
But in the end Kastan's quarrel with his corrivals boils down to the view that their thralldom to modernity makes them impervious to the strangeness of the past.
Rather, this is a narrative about `helpless femininity held in thralldom [sic] by "savages"', showing the ways in which white women settlers figured in the frontier: the White Woman legend became popular at the same time as tribal lands were being `opened up' by squatters (p.
Wommen are born to thralldom and penance, And to been under mannes governance.
It's also up-to-date, with borrowings from Matthew Bourne's Broadway version of Swan Lake, including Bourne's stress on sexual thralldom (in McKenzie's act III, von Rothbart openly seduces the visiting princesses).
Think of the thralldom of segregation as an idea in the mind of the white South.