slavery

Part of speech: noun

Involuntary servitude; subjection.

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Usage examples "slavery":

  1. He had lived in the South, and the subject of slavery had never been placed before him in this way. - "A Woman's Life-Work Labors and Experiences", Laura S. Haviland.
  2. I, a boy, was of that year; and when the fifteen years of my slavery and misery were over there was no longer a roof to shelter me, nor father nor mother nor land nor cattle!" - "Far Away and Long Ago", W. H. Hudson.
  3. All are 'neath its slavery. - "The Universe a Vast Electric Organism", George Woodward Warder.