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  1. slave

    bondman, thrall, vassal, drudge

Princeton's WordNet

  1. slavenoun

    a person who is owned by someone

    striver, hard worker

  2. slave, striver, hard workernoun

    someone who works as hard as a slave

    striver, hard worker

  3. slaveverb

    someone entirely dominated by some influence or person

    "a slave to fashion"; "a slave to cocaine"; "his mother was his abject slave"

    striver, hard worker

  4. slave, break one's back, buckle down, knuckle downverb

    work very hard, like a slave

    break one's back, buckle down, knuckle down

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  1. slavenoun

    bondsman, vassal, SERF, thrall, bond-servant

  2. slavenoun


  3. slaveverb

    drudge, toil, moil

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. slavenoun

    vassal, bond servant, bondslave, bondman, thrall, serf, captive, helot, drudge

    Associated words:
    abolitionism, abolitionist, blackbird, maroon

  2. slaveverb

    drudge, toil, moil

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How to use slave in a sentence?

  1. Francisco Eguiguren:

    Reports from these visits and or inspections from 1997 to 2000 ... show that the conditions observed qualified as conditions of slave work in that ranch, if people were rescued it means they were not free to leave.

  2. Anthony Bouadi:

    They should have a specific museum for those monuments and statues - a museum that portrays the history of slave-owners, the history of the transatlantic slave trade is very cruel, it's not a good thing. However, we have to remember what happened in the past so we don't repeat what happened.

  3. Franklin Leonard:

    They have clearly been able to do it on the episodic side, I see no reason why they can't do it on the feature film side, the real challenge will be getting filmmakers in the door who want to make films for Amazon and giving those filmmakers the freedom to make the films that become '12 Years a Slave' or 'Birdman'.

  4. Henry Fernandez:

    During slavery, there was a belief among slave owners that these families could be ripped apart and there was no need to think about how they ever might be brought back together.

  5. Kanye West:

    I don't know if I properly apologized for how that slave comment made people feel, so I want to take this moment right now to say... I'm sorry for people who felt let down by that moment.

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