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under thumb

see definition of under thumb
  • as inoppressed
  • as insubservient
  • as inhenpecked
  • as independent
  • as indowntrodden
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Synonyms for under thumb

adj downtrodden
  • abused
  • destitute
  • distressed
  • enslaved
  • exploited
  • helpless
  • persecuted
  • burdened
  • maltreated
  • mistreated
  • suppressed
  • tormented
  • tyrannized
  • a slave to
  • abject
  • at one's feet
  • at one's mercy
  • have-not
  • subservient
  • under one's thumb
  • underfoot

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dependent

adjective. weak, helpless
  • abased
  • clinging
  • counting on
  • debased
  • defenseless
  • humbled
  • immature
  • indigent
  • inferior
  • lesser
  • minor
  • poor
  • reliant
  • relying on
  • secondary
  • subordinate
  • tied to apron strings
  • under
  • under thumb
  • unsustaining
  • vulnerable
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