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Corporate America and its ideologues embraced government intervention as long as Washington served as its handmaiden.

It was humiliating for the GOP majority to play the handmaiden to minority leader Nancy Pelosi.

One handmaiden, however, cannot wait to find a suitable male and finds an empty stairwell to take matters into her own hands.

In the field of politics, fear has been the handmaiden of power since the beginning of time.

Or, the story of Abraham's affair with Hagar, his handmaiden?

She had been their mother's handmaiden before their mother's marriage.

Of what use to labour, to struggle, to deny myself, for an art to which I can never be more than the humblest handmaiden?

Remember me to your elderly and amiable handmaiden, whose beaten biscuit I recall with such felicity.

Chloe, the black handmaiden who stood at the door, latch in hand, had time to grow tired of waiting before her mistress spoke.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to handmaiden, such as: au pair, chambermaid, girl, housemaid, biddy, and damsel.

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