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synonyms for bondage

  • enslavement
  • serfdom
  • servitude
  • subjugation
  • yoke
  • chains
  • peonage
  • servility
  • subjection
  • thrall
  • thralldom
  • helotry
  • serfage
  • villenage
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antonyms for bondage

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  • freedom
  • independence
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How to use bondage in a sentence

Such complexity is the essence of this incisive but unimaginatively adapted story, which subverts the overly simplistic binaries of bondage and liberty, oppressed and oppressor, abolitionist and enslaver.
THE LONG SONG IS A BRILLIANT TALE OF SLAVERY’S END IN JAMAICA, FRUSTRATINGLY TOLDJUDY BERMANJANUARY 29, 2021TIME
It started with a much older law, one that shaped a more complex legacy of human bondage.
LOOPHOLES HAVE PRESERVED SLAVERY FOR MORE THAN 150 YEARS AFTER ABOLITIONCAROLINE KISIELJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Republicans, based in the South, shot back that their rivals were nothing less than monarchists — stifling free speech, repressing the people and endangering slavery by recognizing the Haitian rebels who had thrown off their bondage.
THE ELECTION THAT FORESHADOWED 2020JAMES MORONEJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Examples include freedom from slavery, bondage, and oppression.
WHY A LITTLE DISCIPLINE GOES A LONG WAYBRAD STULBERGJANUARY 6, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Washington kept him and the other enslaved members of the president’s house in bondage by circumventing the Pennsylvania abolition law that allowed them to petition for freedom if they remained in the state more than six months.
GEORGE WASHINGTON’S 1795 THANKSGIVING CELEBRATED LIBERTY. BUT THE CHEF BEHIND THE FEAST HAD NONE.RAMIN GANESHRAMNOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Two favorites were that slavery wasn’t the war’s main cause and that human bondage wasn’t all that bad anyway—in fact, it was a largely benevolent institution that rarely involved cruelty.
THE PROBLEM OF CONFEDERATE STATUES ON U.S. PUBLIC LANDSALEX HEARDSEPTEMBER 28, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
After Jacob’s descendants are made slaves, Moses delivers Israel from bondage and leads them back to the promised land.
A JUSTIFICATION FOR UNREST? LOOK NO FURTHER THAN THE BIBLE AND THE FOUNDING FATHERSLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 11, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
The day will come, however, when people will think of him as the man who wrote Of Human Bondage.
WHEN WINTER COMES TO MAIN STREETGRANT MARTIN OVERTON
Freedom gotten by the Sword is an 140 established Bondage to some part or other of the Creation.
THE DIGGER MOVEMENT IN THE DAYS OF THE COMMONWEALTHLEWIS H. BERENS
Because it brings in Kingly Bondage again, and is the occasion of all quarrels and oppressions.
THE DIGGER MOVEMENT IN THE DAYS OF THE COMMONWEALTHLEWIS H. BERENS
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WORDS RELATED TO BONDAGE

  • bondage
  • committal
  • confinement
  • constraint
  • custody
  • durance
  • duress
  • enslavement
  • enthrallment
  • entombment
  • impoundment
  • imprisonment
  • incarceration
  • internment
  • jail
  • limbo
  • restraint
  • serfdom
  • servitude
  • slavery
  • subjection
  • thralldom
  • vassalage
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