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What man would be so caitiff and thrall as to fail you at your need?

She was in the thrall of fear, but, had she been questioned, would not have allowed that she was afraid.

I was but thirteen and of a spirit that had been cowed by her, and was held under her thrall.

But Audrey herself was too completely the thrall of the illusion to feel compunction.

The joy of it all held her in its thrall, and, for the moment at least, there was nothing else in the world.

Simultaneously Jim knew that the force which had held him in thrall was gone.

Speech was itself in thrall, and bound to the section in which it found voice.

She answered with a sob he did not hear, so keen his thrall to the enchantment.

For freedom we rally—for freedom to all— To rescue the slave, and ourselves too from thrall.

My auditors were now in the thrall of Bottazzi's story, and the silence was eloquent.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English þræl "bondman, serf, slave," from Old Norse þræll "slave, servant," probably from Proto-Germanic *thrakhilaz, literally "runner," from root *threh- "to run" (cf. Old High German dregil "servant," properly "runner;" Old English þrægan, Gothic þragjan "to run").

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