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Synonyms for bondage

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Synonyms for bondage

the state of being under the control of a force or influence or abstract power

the state of being under the control of another person

sexual practice that involves physically restraining (by cords or handcuffs) one of the partners

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Bondage is not a new human experience even though the specific form it takes may be.
Loved bondage." This image supports the idea that Native Americans fought "passionately," resisting incorporation by whites at any cost, while blacks "eagerly have embraced assimilation, acquiescing before white power for personal gain," the professors write.
Set in a lonely rooming house and bondage club, Night of the Celibate revolves around a celibate guru, from whom desperate men seek relief from their sexual compulsions.
AMSTERDAM You might think a bondage dating show, even in open-minded and sometimes jaded Holland, might have auds ganging up for a look-see but "Chained," the latest wacky format in the Dutch commercial landscape, is playing to ho-hum aud response.
Akakce's figures and alien-looking flora have been crossbred with fantastic mechanical apparatuses, which themselves often seem to be agents of surveillance, transport, or bondage. In Together Forever, an Ophelia-like figure lies prone against a celery-colored background, with a large appendage sprouting from the center of her gown and hovering protectively over her.
In the years after the Civil War, Sethe (Winfrey) is an ex-slave living in the wake of her bondage and in the shadow of a secret she keeps about her own fierce struggle for freedom.
They selected four groups that focus on mainstream interests (such as politics), four that concern culturally undesirable but conspicuous conditions (such as obesity), and four that focus on culturally "marginalized" but concealable behavior (homosexuality, illicit drug use, sexual bondage, and sexual spanking).
Out of Bondage is a story of African Americans who successfully negotiated the enigmatic pathway from bondage to assimilation.
For many of us it represents rehabilitation's efforts to move all persons with disabilities to a status of independent living, freeing them from the bondage of physical restraints to the greatest extent possible.
Ahead of commencement of presidential campaign as permitted by INEC, a group of leaders in Lagos State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday affirmed its support for the party's candidate, Vice- President Atiku Abubakar and the state governorship candidate, Mr Jimi Agbaje, saying the duo were ones that could lead Nigeria out of political and economic bondage it had found itself currently.
HYDERABAD -- The speakers at the 2-day workshop titled 'Rights of Bonded Labour' have urged the Sindh government to declare bondage a punishable offence.
"Secrets & Seduction" is based on a true story as well as a parody of the latest fascination with soft-core bondage and poor writing.
Watchdogs Ofcom have had complaints about various items on the ITV show, including bondage and even breast cancer checks.
The ITV show have had complaints to TV watchdog Ofcom for elements including covering bondage and even breast cancer checks.
The basic objective of the bill is to prohibit slavery and debt bondage in all of its manifestations and regulating matters leading to debt bondage of workers.