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Part of that bourgeois dream involved white people getting to live out their fantasies of having black servants.

She still wants indentured servants—excuse me, wards—to run the hospital for her, and she still wants power over all of them.

She kept servants and, evidently, three slaves, and entertained academics and philosophers in an elite salon.

During construction, many men, indentured servants in the beginning, were blown apart during the blasting and digging.

The family lived on Park Avenue and in Rye, New York, summered on Lake George and had servants in the home.

She alighted, and her aggressive servants drew away somewhat.

The servants had cleared away and washed up the dinner-things, and had dined themselves.

Beneath the portico, numbers of servants and retainers were lounging about, enjoying the fresco.

I heard her say to one of the servants once that my father had been lost on a yacht, and that he was oh, ever such a handsome man.

Wharton made the bruised Martini enter also; and accompanying them himself, the voiture set off, escorted by his servants.


On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to servants, such as: cadre, crew, faculty, force, organization, and personnel.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.