Day-23 (Thrall)

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Word:
Thrall

State:
Noun

Meaning:
A servant slave: bondman

Examples:
1) a person in moral or mental servitude
2) a state of servitude or submission (in thrall to his emotions)
3) a state of complete absorption (mountains can hold me in thrall with a subtle attraction of their own)

Sentences:
1) I am not your thrall, so you'll have to pickup after yourself.
2) They are people who still bear the scars of having been in thrall for so many years.

Origin:
From Old Norse thræll which means 'slave'.

First use:
Before 12th century

Synonyms:
bondman, chattel, slave, servant

Antonyms:
freeman

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Word:
Thrall

Status:
Transitive Verb

Meaning:
Archaic: entrall, enslave

First use:
13th century

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