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Word: thrall

Definition: slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall


More Vocab Words

::: proximity - nearness; ADJ. proximate
::: anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
::: palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
::: stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
::: humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
::: verbalize - put into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb
::: effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
::: delusion - false belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that
::: marvel - To become filled with wonder or astonishment; N. One that evokes surprise, admiration, or wonder.
::: alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water