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1. slavery

noun. ['ˈsleɪvɝi'] the state of being under the control of another person.

Synonyms

  • bonded labor
  • vassalage
  • thraldom
  • thrall
  • subjection
  • serfdom
  • servitude
  • subjugation
  • serfhood
  • thralldom

Etymology

  • -ery (English)
  • slave (English)

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Rhymes with Slavery

  • unsavory
  • bravery
  • zavery
  • savory
  • savery

How do you pronounce slavery?

Pronounce slavery as sˈleɪvəri.

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Sentences with slavery


1. Noun, singular or mass
The radicals were abolitionists who saw the war as a means to end slavery in America.

Quotes about slavery


1. When work is a pleasure, life is a joy! When work is a duty, life is slavery.
- Maxim Gorky

2. War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.
- George Orwell, 1984

3. Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
- Abraham Lincoln

2. slavery

noun. ['ˈsleɪvɝi'] the practice of owning slaves.

Synonyms

  • pattern
  • practice

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • disagree

Etymology

  • -ery (English)
  • slave (English)

3. slavery

noun. ['ˈsleɪvɝi'] work done under harsh conditions for little or no pay.

Synonyms

  • toil
  • labour

Etymology

  • -ery (English)
  • slave (English)
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