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synonyms for manumission

  • emancipation
  • liberation
  • release
  • rescue
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How to use manumission in a sentence

Supporters of manumission, or the gradual elimination of slavery, fired some of the first shots in these debates.
U.S. WORRIES ABOUT SPACE ALIENS AND UFOS ARE OLDER THAN YOU THINKGORDON FRASERJUNE 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Faithfulness on the part of such slaves was also frequently repaid by manumission.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
Whilst they enjoyed certain rights and prerogatives of manumission, they were still held to duties of obedience and gratitude.
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
Much of what Mr. Henson says about the manumission of slaves by some of the mediaeval clergy is unquestionably true.
FLOWERS OF FREETHOUGHTGEORGE W. FOOTE
Clerical manumission of slaves in mediaeval times was therefore no novelty.
FLOWERS OF FREETHOUGHTGEORGE W. FOOTE
If you can't stand it there—and I know you can't—I will give you papers of manumission and money to take you to Richmond.
HUBERT'S WIFEMINNIE MARY LEE
When at last Virginia enacted a law permitting the arming of her slaves, no provision was made for their manumission.
THE DAY OF THE CONFEDERACYNATHANIEL W. STEPHENSON
Lamb's time, after his manumission from India-House, seems to have hung rather heavily upon his hands.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 85, NOVEMBER, 1864VARIOUS
Registered the within manumission at full length, this eleventh day of July, 1766, in liber D.
THE INTERESTING NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF OLAUDAH EQUIANO, OR GUSTAVUS VASSA, THE AFRICANOLAUDAH EQUIANO
Humane masters who desired to emancipate their slaves were embarrassed by a statute unfriendly to manumission.
HISTORY OF THE NEGRO RACE IN AMERICA FROM 1619 TO 1880. VOL 1GEORGE W. WILLIAMS
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WORDS RELATED TO MANUMISSION

  • clearing
  • deliverance
  • delivery
  • discharging
  • extrication
  • granting freedom
  • liberation
  • loosening
  • loosing
  • manumission
  • pardoning
  • releasing
  • reprieve
  • rescuing
  • restoration
  • salvation
  • saving
  • setting free
  • unbinding
  • unchaining
  • unfettering
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.